Muskoka Crime Unit arrest 2 Bracebridge residents & seize $30k in cocaine, $12k in Fentanyl, + Oxy


Photo: OPP April 29. Drugs, Money and Weapons seized by police.

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Muskoka Post Staff

On Apr. 29 OPP arrested two people in Bracebridge and seized cocaine with a street value of up to $33,000, over $30,000 in Canadian Currency, Oxycodone pills (varying forms) with a street value of up to approximately $31,900, Fentanyl patches with a street value of up to $12,000, a loaded 9 mm restricted handgun, an imitation firearm, a cross-bow, two prohibited knives, and ammunition. During the month of April the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police engaged in a drug investigation in the Town of Bracebridge. As a result of this investigation, arrests and search warrants were executed in Bracebridge with the assistance of the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit on April 29. The OPP TRU team arrested two individuals in the parking lot of Tim Horton's on Depot Drive. Soon after, the Muskoka CSCU with assistance from the Orillia CSCU executed a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Bracebridge.

During the search the Muskoka Crime Unit also found an ATV which was reported stolen the week of April 20. A 45-year-old man from Bracebridge is facing the following charges: Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine S. 5(2) CDSA Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - OxyContin 80mg S. 5(2) CDSA Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Oxycodone 10mg S. 5(2) CDSA Possession of Loaded Restricted Firearm S. 95(a) CCC Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm S. 91(1) CCC Careless Storage of a Firearm S. 86(1) CCC Careless Storage of Ammunition S. 86(1) CCC Possession of an Imitation Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose S. 88 CCC Three (3) counts of Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 S. 354(1)(a) CCC Six (6) Counts of Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order S. 117.01(1) CCC Three (3) Counts of Possession of Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order S. 117.01(1) A 32-year-old woman from Bracebridge is also facing a slew of charges. Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Cocaine S. 5(2) CDSA Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - OxyContin 80mg S. 5(2) CDSA Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking - Oxycodone 10mg S. 5(2) CDSA Possession of Loaded Restricted Firearm S. 95(a) CCC Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted Firearm S. 91(1) CCC Careless Storage of a Firearm S. 86(1) CCC Careless Storage of Ammunition S. 86(1) CCC Possession of an Imitation Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose S. 88 CCC Two (2) counts of Possession Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 S. 354(1)(a) CCC Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon S. 91(2) CCC Both accused have been held for bail held via video at the Ontario Court of Justice in the City of Barrie on April 30.

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