Bruce Peninsula OPP Report: OPP Executes Search Warrant In Georgian Bluffs, Four People Charged

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Media Release

(GREY BRUCE, ON) – In response to several opioid-related occurrences in the Grey and Bruce area, members of the Ontario Provincial Police Community Street Crime Unit Grey-Bruce have taken an aggressive, proactive approach to investigating those involved in trafficking opioids in our communities.

On October 5, 2023, the Grey Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Grey Bruce Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Huron-Perth CSCU, the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) and the West Region Emergency Response Team (WR ERT) executed a search warrant at three residences on Highway 6 in Georgian Bluffs.

Police seized a significant quantity of suspected methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine, in addition to scales, cellular phones and prohibited devices.

The OPP has charged a 38-year-old from Municipality of Georgian Bluffs with the following offences under the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act:

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine 

-Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (three counts)

-Possession prohibited Device – Nunchucks

The accused was held for bail hearing and has since been remanded into custody.

The OPP has charged a 24-year-old from the City of Owen Sound with the following offences under the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act:

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking -Methamphetamine

-Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (three counts)

-Possession prohibited Device – Nunchucks

The accused was held for bail hearing and has since been remanded into custody.

The OPP has charged a 21-year-old from the Municipality of South Bruce Peninsula with the following offences under the Criminal Code and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act:

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking -Methamphetamine

-Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (three counts)

The accused was held for bail hearing and has since been remanded into custody.

a 38-year-old from the Municipality of South Bruce Peninsula, is charged under the CDSA with:

-Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Fentanyl

The accused is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Owen Sound on November 2, 2023.

“These arrests will have a great impact on the community. The Grey Bruce Community Street Crime Unit is committed to addressing the opioid crisis head-on and keeping our communities safe.” – D/Sgt Jamie Blair

ROBBERY IN GEORGIAN BLUFFS – Seeking the Public’s Assistance

 (GEORGIAN BLUFFS, ON) – On October 15, 2023, at approximately 8:53 p.m. Grey-Bruce Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a robbery at a business on Princess Street in Georgian Bluffs. It was reported that one individual, armed with a firearm, entered the business, and attempted to get the cashier to hand over cash.

The road was closed but has since reopened for the West Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) to conduct a search for the suspect and the OPP Scene Of Crime Officer (SOCO) to process the scene.

Photo: OPP are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the suspect shown here.

The suspect is described as male, 5’10”- 6’ tall, wearing fall covered camouflage from head to toe and a full-face mask. Surveillance photos attached.

The investigation is ongoing. If anyone has surveillance footage, including video doorbell systems, or dashcam video from the surrounding area in the time leading up to and following the incident, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122

Anyone with any information related to this incident is asked to contact the Grey-Bruce OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous; you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a tip on-line at crimestop-gb.org. You may be eligible for a reward from Crime Stoppers of up to $2,000.