Categories
Area OPP Police Press Releases

$165,000 Drug Bust – Jacob GRATTON

(MIDDLESEX, ON) – On February 13, 2021 at 1:39 a.m., members of the Middlesex County Ontario Provincial Police observed a suspicious vehicle on Highway 401 westbound. A traffic stop was initiated on Highbury Avenue just south of the highway.

A large quantity of illicit drugs was located in the vehicle, suspected to be Fentanyl, Methamphetamine, cocaine and crack with an estimated street value just under $165,000. Police also seized a firearm located in the vehicle, which was identified as a BB gun.

Jacob GRATTON, a 30-year-old of London has been charged with:

  •  Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose, Section 88 of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 – in Canada, section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possessing Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling, Section 10(2) of the Cannabis Act
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine, section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine (Crack), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs (Fentanyl), section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine, section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  • Drive Motor Vehicle – No Licence, section 32(1) of the Highway Traffic Act
  • Fail to Surrender Permit for Motor Vehicle, section 7(5)(a) of the Highway Traffic Act.
  • Fail to Have Insurance Card, section 3(1) Compulsory Automobile Insurance Act

The accused has been remanded into police custody.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.