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Drug Warrants

Belleville, Ontario – On the 28th of June 2018, members of the Belleville Police Service Intelligence and Street Crime Unit with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police Community Street Crime Unit and the Belleville Police Service Emergency Response Team and Uniform Patrol executed four Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrants at various residences in the City of Belleville. 

Warrants were executed as a result of a CDSA investigation surrounding the concern for public safety regarding the influx of fentanyl being trafficked and a recent rise in opioid overdoses in the City of Belleville. 

As a resulted of the investigation and the execution of the search warrants several Belleville residents were arrested and charged as follows;

Josh PARKS, 32 year old male is charged with one count each of;

  1. Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Heroin, contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  2. Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine, contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  3. Possession of proceeds of Crime, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal

    Code

            4) Breach Probation X 3, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the Criminal Code

PARKS was held for a bail hearing on today’s date.

 

Lisa SMITH, 40 year old female is charged with one count each of;

  1. Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Heroin, contrary to section 5(2) of the

    Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  2. Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine, contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  3. Possession of proceeds of crime, contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal

    Code

SMITH was released with a court date of the 13th of August, 2018.  

Brian WRIGHT, 37 year old male was charged with one count of Breach of Probation, contrary to section 733.1 of the Criminal Code.

WRIGHT was released with a court date of the 13th of August, 2018.  

Randolph JOHNSTON, 38 year old male was charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

JOHNSTON was released with a court date of the 13th of August, 2018.