Greenstone Investigation Leads to OPP Charging 10 People with 54 Offences

LONGLAC, ON – On July 27, 2017, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) with the assistance of the Provincial Operations Intelligence Bureau (POIB), members of the Community Street Crime Unit and members of the Greenstone Detachment have charged 10 individuals with 54 drug related offences.

The charges stem from an investigation which focused on individuals trafficking methamphetamine in and around the community of Greenstone. The investigation concluded with the execution of four search warrants and the arrest of 10 individuals.

Seized during the investigation were methamphetamine, cocaine, cannabis and Ritalin. The street value of the drugs seized is approximately $16,000. Also seized was $1505 in Canadian currency and three firearms.

CHARGED ARE:

William REHEL, age 37, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 2 Counts
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cannabis – 1 Count
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 – 3 Counts
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – 1 Count
  • Possession of a Firearm Obtained by Crime – 1 Count
  • Trafficking in Firearms – 1 Count
  • Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order – 1 Count

Annette WESLEY, age 35, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 – 2 Counts
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cannabis – 1 Count

Natasha SHAGANASH, age 32, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 5 Counts
  • Trafficking Oxycodone – 1 Count
  • Possession of Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 – 3 Counts

Harry BUNTING, age 44, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 3 Counts
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance to wit Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Maurice BEGIN, age 57, of Longlac
  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 3 Counts
  • Trafficking Methylphenidate (Ritalin) – 1 Count
  • Trafficking Oxycodone – 1 Count
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 – 2 Counts
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking – 2 Counts

Rhonda REUBEN, age 46, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Trafficking Oxycodone – 1 Count
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000 – 2 Counts

Derrick AMIKONS, age 44, of Longlac

  • Trafficking Morphine – 1 Count
  • Trafficking Oxycodone – 1 Count
  • Lester GAGNON, age 37, of Longlac
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance to wit Methamphetamine 1 Count
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance to wit Ritalin – 1 Count

Michael RIOPEL, age 34, of Kapuskasing

  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance – 2 Counts
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Methamphetamine – 1 Count
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cocaine – 1 Count
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Cannabis – 1 Count
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order – 1 Count

Rebekka MORENCY, age 28, of Kapuskasing

  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order – 1 Count

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