RADAR DETECTOR SEIZED-DRIVER CHARGED
(BLIND RIVER, ON)- On June 6, 2017, shortly after 2:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Causley Street in the Town of Blind River.
Police observed a westbound vehicle and detected a speed measuring device in the vehicle. A traffic stop was initiated and a speed measuring device was located on the dash of the vehicle
As a result of the investigation, Manuel DASILVA, 49 years of age, from Salmon Arm, British Columbia, was issued a provincial offence notice and charged with: Drive Motor Vehicle with Speed Measuring Device, contrary to section 79(2) of the Highway Traffic Act.
The speed measuring device was seized.
OPP LOCATE COCAINE IN VEHICLE-FEMALE CHARGED
(BLIND RIVER, ON)- On June 6, 2017, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Woodward Avenue in the Town of Blind River.
As an OPP officer passed a parked motor vehicle he detected a strong odor of freshly burned marihuana emanating from the vehicle. The officer then approached the parked vehicle and spoke with a female who was exiting the vehicle. She was arrested and the vehicle searched. A small amount of cocaine, cannabis resin and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.
As a result of the investigation, Danielle BISSAILLION, 28 years of age, from Blind River was charged with:
Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA);
Possession of a Schedule II Substance-Other Drugs, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA; and
Possession of a Schedule II Substance-Cannabis Resin-Under 1 gram, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA.
The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on July 13, 2017/