CCPS participates in drug raid in Nation Township

Provided by the OPP
CCPS participates in drug raid in Nation Township

NATION, Ontario – On Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, members of the Cornwall Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), assisted by the East Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) and the OPP Canine Unit, executed a Search Warrant in the Nation Township, resulting in the seizure of methamphetamine (speed) pills, cannabis marihuana, crack cocaine, psilocybin (mushrooms), hydromorphone tablets, Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia associated with drug trafficking. OPP also seized one prohibited firearm and a stolen 4 wheeler ATV.  

Shawn LEBLANC 33, of Fournier, ON, was arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following sections:

– Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Other Drugs – (2 counts)

– Possession of a Schedule II substance for the purpose of Trafficking- under 3 kg

– Produce a Schedule II substance – (cannabis marihuana)

– Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

– Possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of Trafficking

He was also charged under the Criminal Code of Canada with the following offences:

– Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order

– Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order – (3 counts)

– Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 – in Canada – (2 counts)

– Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition

LEBLANC was not released and kept in custody, and is scheduled to appear by video at the Ontario Court of Justice located in L’Orignal on Jan. 16, 2018.

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