Purple Fentanyl & Meth Bust Near Brockville #OPP 031820

Purple Fentanyl & Meth Bust Near Brockville #OPP 031820

TWO PEOPLE CHARGED AFTER TRAFFIC STOP UNCOVERS DRUGS

(NORTH GRENVILLE, ON) – On March 15, 2020 just after 6:00 p.m. members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Leeds, Grenville and Lanark Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with the assistance of uniform patrol officers from Grenville County OPP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 416 in the Municipality of North Grenville. During the stop and proceeding investigation, Police seized a large quantity of suspected Purple Fentanyl and suspected Crystal Methamphetamine with an approximate street value of $7,500. A quantity of Canadian currency was also seized.

Ian BALLANTYNE, 37 years old of Brockville, Ontario and Andrew MacINTYRE, 33 years old, also of Brockville have both been charged with:

• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Tracking – Fentanyl, Contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Tracking – Crystal Methamphetamine, Contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.

• Possession of proceeds obtained by crime – Under $5000, Contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code. 

Andrew MacINTYRE was further charged with:

• Fail to Comply with Probation Order section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code.

• Fail to Comply with Release Order section 145(5)(a) of the Criminal Code.

Both are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Brockville at a later date to answer to the charges.

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