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Published December 15, 2023

Assault investigation in Orillia leads to drug seized and teen charged

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A 16-year-old boy from North York is facing drug trafficking and other charges after OPP were called on Wednesday afternoon to investigate an assault that happened in a public building.

While there, police say the investigation revealed there was a victim of a minor assault, and that the suspect left the area before OPP arrived. While the investigation was still ongoing, the suspect returned to the location of the incident and was arrested. As a result of the arrest, a quantity of drugs was seized by police from the teen including:

  • Suspected fentanyl 160.9 grams
  • Suspected methamphetamine 118.9 grams
  • Suspected cocaine 43 grams
  • Suspected cannabis 10.4 grams

The suspect has been charged with:

  • YPC Possession for the purpose of trafficking - Fentanyl
  • YPC Possession for the purpose of trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • YPC Possession for the purpose of trafficking - Cocaine         
  • YPC Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • YPC Assault
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