Two Bayham men charged
Elgin County Ontario Provincial Police, along with OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Drug Enforcement Unit, West Region Emergency Response Unit, and West Region K9 Unit executed three Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrants on Wednesday, Nov. 25, at two private residences and one business. Two properties were located on Plank Road and one property on Glen Erie Line, Municipality of Bayham.
The search warrants resulted in police seizing the following: Hydromorphone pills; Oxycodone pills; Morphine pills; Crystal Methamphetamine; Codeine pills; Cocaine.
The approximate street value of the seized drugs is $8,300.
Police also seized drug paraphernalia associated with the trafficking of Controlled Substances, Surveillance Equipment, and Canadian currency.
Police have arrested and charged the following people:
Richard Christopher Aaron Morrell, 38, of Municipality of Bayham has been charged with; Six Counts (6) of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the Purposes of Trafficking under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA); and Fail to Comply with Recognizance under the Criminal Code of Canada.
Morrell was arrested without incident and is currently being held in custody with a court appearance scheduled on Dec. 1, 2014.
Timothy Yvan Legault, 45, of Vienna has been charged with; Six Counts (6) of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the Purposes of Trafficking under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA).
Legault was arrested without incident and is currently being held in custody with a court appearance scheduled on Dec. 2, 2014.
South Walsingham break-and-enter
Ontario Provincial Police Norfolk County Detachment is reminding residents to be as vigilant during the daytime hours as they are when the lights go out when it comes to protecting their homes.
The Norfolk County OPP Detachment investigated a break and enter at a Norfolk County Highway 24, South Walsingham address.
Between Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014 and Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, unknowns attended the address and gained entry into a locked barn located on the property. Once inside, unknowns proceeded to remove a generator, a set of Westbury drums and speakers.
Anyone with information regarding any break and enter occurrence should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1 – 888 – 310 – 1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1 – 800 – 222 – 8477 (TIPS) or leave an anonymous online message at www.helpsolvecrime.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000