Owen Sound Police Police Press Releases

Owen Sound Police Withhold Name Of School Area Drug Dealer

In February of this year, Owen Sound Police began an investigation in relation to the trafficking of drugs by an Owen Sound resident.  As a result, on Thursday February 22nd, 2024 just after 4:00pm, the Owen Sound Police Service Drug Unit with assistance from the Criminal Investigations Branch, arrested the 27-year-old man in a park located on the east side of the city within two blocks of a school.

The male was found in possession of several drugs including Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and Cocaine. The Fentanyl had a weight of over 94 grams and based on how it is sold, this amount of Fentanyl would have represented over 940 individual sales, with an approximate street value of $23,675.00.

Fentanyl is a highly potent and deadly opioid that is responsible for numerous opioid poisoning events in Owen Sound.

The male was charged with three counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Substances included in Schedule I, being Fentanyl, Methamphetamine and Cocaine, contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The local resident was also charged with Possession of Proceeds of Crime, contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code.

The individual was held in order to make his first court appearance on February 23rd.

Owen Sound Police Service Contact Information
922 2nd Avenue West
Owen Sound, Ontario
N4K 4M7
Phone: 519-376-1234  
Voice Mail: 519-376-9812    
Fax: 519-376-6131
Email: [email protected]

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