Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Drug bust nabs trio

Members of the Combined Forces Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and uniformed members of the Rainy River District OPP executed a search warrant at an Armit Street North residence here Monday.
Three people were arrested and charged with:

•possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking; and
•possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Carl Meeches, 47, of Fort Frances and Alexzander Bartlett, 20, of Winnipeg are scheduled to appear in court here May 5.
Jonathon Myran, 42, of Winnipeg remains in custody pending a court appearance tomorrow.
Police seized a total of 555 grams of marijuana, with a street value of $11,100, as well as $1,830 in Canadian currency.
The OCEB consists of members of the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Thunder Bay Police Service, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, and the Anishinabek Police Service.

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