Disturbance at Dryden business leads to two arrests
Two southern Ontario residents were arrested at a local business in Dryden.
At 3:30 PM on May 9, Dryden OPP responded to a report of a disturbance at a business on Whyte Avenue, where two individuals were arrested for possession of drugs and a firearm.
Quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl, a loaded firearm, and a sum of Canadian currency were seized by police.
As a result, an 18-year-old from Sault St. Marie and a 22-year-old from Gravenhurst have been arrested and face various charges, including:
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance,
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking x2,
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000,
- Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose,
- Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm,
- Possession of loaded prohibited or restricted firearm,
- Knowledge of Unauthorized possession of firearm,
- Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was a prohibited or restricted weapon,
- Obstruct Peace Officer,
- Resist Peace Officer,
- Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order,
- Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court x2
The two suspects have been remanded into custody and are scheduled to appear in court today.