(KIRKLAND LAKE, ON) – Members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are investigating an incident where a Controlled Substance has been distributed in the Kirkland Lake area. During the investigation, the OPP seized a quantity of gummy bears similar to those which can be purchased as children’s candy. The gummy bears were found to contain Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is the principal psychoactive compound in Cannabis Marihuana.
The Kirkland Lake OPP wish to advise the community that along with the illegality of trafficking these Cannabis related drugs, there are health hazards associated with their use. The OPP is also encouraging parents to please share this message with children of all ages as they embark upon their summer vacations.
Any person with information regarding the person(s) responsible for the illegal distribution mentioned above should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122 or their nearest police authority.
Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit information online at www.tipsubmit.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2000.