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Midland men arrested when police seize cocaine, conductive energy weapon

Two men from Midland have been charged as a result of the search of a Penetanguishene home

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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As part of a continuing investigation into this occurrence, on Aug. 17, 2020 at 4:46 p.m. officers from the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with members of the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU) executed a criminal code search warrant at home on Therrien Court in the Town of Penetanguishene.

As a result of this search warrant officers seized approximately $2000.00 of cocaine along with a conductive energy weapon (see attached photographs) and have charged Derrick Stanley, 37 years of Midland, with the following offences:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking - Cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance- Cocaine

Contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

The accused was released from custody on a recognizance to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland on Nov. 19, 2020.

Lance Earl Andrews, 50 years of Midland, has also been further charged a result of this search warrant with the following offences:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance - Cocaine

Contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

  • Unauthorized possession of ammunition
  • Possession of prohibited weapon
  • Possession of prohibited weapon contrary to an order
  • Breach probation

Contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.

The accused remains in custody awaiting a video bail hearing and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Midland at a future date.

Anyone who may have further information about this incident or involved persons is asked to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, opp.southern.georgian.bay@opp.ca or by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can submit your information online at www.p3tips.com. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. 

Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00. You can follow Crime Stoppers of Simcoe Dufferin Muskoka www.crimestopperssdm.com on Twitter or Facebook

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