OPP Charge Carleton Place Man With Two Pounds of Marijuana NOV 23, 2016

OPP Charge Carleton Place Man With Two Pounds of Marijuana NOV 23, 2016

Ontario Provincial Police News Portal OPP Media Release LANARK COUNTY DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED AT A MISSISSIPPI MILLS RESIDENCE 2016-11-23

FROM:  OPP Drug Enforcement Unit 

DRUG WARRANT EXECUTED AT MISSISSIPPI MILLS RESIDENCE

(Township of Mississippi Mills, Ontario) – On Thursday November 17th, 2016 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Drug Enforcement Unit, O.P.P. Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), Emergency Response Team (E.R.T) and members of the Lanark County O.P.P. Detachment executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence located on Ramsay 4A, Mississippi Mills Township (ON).

A summary of the items seized:

  • In excess of two (2) pounds of cannabis marihuana
  • Shotgun ammunition,
  • Pieces of a dismantled shotgun, one flare gun and a pellet gun
  • Recovered stolen property (snowmobile, Line trimmer, outboard boat motor and Honda Generator) and,
  • Drug trafficking paraphernalia

The following charge(s) were laid against 51 year old, John PORTEOUS of Carleton Place (ON):

• Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of Trafficking- under 3 kg
• Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
• Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
• Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada

The accused was released from custody on a Promise To Appear and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice-Perth on January 9th, 2017

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