Area OPP Police Press Releases

Wingham Drug Bust – Methamphetamine & Cocaine – DILLON

(NORTH HURON, ON) – A South Bruce resident was arrested and taken into custody yesterday afternoon for an outstanding warrant along with some additional charges laid by Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP).

On Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at approximately 3:30 p.m. members of the Huron County OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) were on patrol in Wingham when they observed a wanted person walking on Leopold Street. 

Officers followed the wanted party a short distance before they intercepted the male at the rear of an apartment complex on Minnie Street. Upon informing the man he was under arrest he immediately took off running. Officers gave chase and quickly caught up with the subject. The accused actively resisted arrest and attempted to flee once again. Officers eventually gained control of the subject and he was taken into custody. 

A search incident to arrest revealed the man to be in possession of suspected cocaine and methamphetamine. 

Anthony DILLON, 36 years of age from South Bruce has been charged with Resist Arrest, Possession of Methamphetamine & Possession of Cocaine. The accused has since been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 27, 2022 at the Ontario Court of Justice – Goderich.