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Jeremy HALL – Cocaine & Fentanyl

(TOWNSHIP OF CRAMAHE, ON) – The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest of a wanted individual and laid charges in relation to drugs.

On April 30, 2024, at approximately 1:20 p.m., an officer was on patrol on County Road 25 when an Automated Licence Plate Recognition (ALPR) notification was received in relation to a wanted person.

A traffic stop was conducted and the driver was arrested on a warrant for a local police service investigation. Police were then led into drug trafficking investigation where 44.7 grams of suspected fentanyl, 14.2 grams of suspected cocaine, $795 in Canadian currency and scales were seized.

Jeremy HALL, 40-years-old, from Grafton has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – opioid (other than heroin).

The street value of the suspected fentanyl is worth approximately $8,050 and suspected cocaine to be $1,280.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date and custody was transferred to the local police service.

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities.

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$42,000 Cocaine Bust

(TOWNSHIP OF CRAMAHE, ON) – On February 24, 2024, at approximately 5:25 a.m., officers from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to a call regarding a person causing a disturbance at a commercial property on King Street East in the Township of Cramahe.

Upon locating the individual, officers were led into a drugs investigation as 427 grams of suspected Cocaine was seized.

As a result the investigation, OPP arrested a person on April 9, 2024.

Tara TURK, 38-years-old, from Colborne, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine

The total street value of the seized drugs is worth approximately $42,700.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

The Ontario Provincial Police is committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-8477 or www.crimestoppers.ca

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Luke PALMER – Drunk Driving

(TOWNSHIP OF CRAMAHE, ON) – A member from the Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) charged an individual after a concerned citizen alerted police to an impaired driver.

On March 1, 2024, at approximately 8:50 p.m., OPP responded to a complaint regarding a passenger vehicle unable to maintain its lane travelling eastbound on Highway 401 in Hamilton Township. An officer located the vehicle on Big Apple Drive in the Township of Cramahe and entered into an impaired driving investigation.

Luke PALMER, 36-years-old from Colborne has been charged with:

  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs
  • Operation while impaired – blood alcohol concentration (80 plus)

A further 90-day Administrative Driver Licence Suspension (ADLS) and a seven-day vehicle impound was initiated as per statute.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

There has now been 11 individuals charged for impaired operation since the beginning of 2024 in Northumberland County. Drivers are continuing to take chances and motorists are reminded that no amount of alcohol or drugs in your system is safe when driving.

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Thomas MERRIMAN – Arson & Theft

(TOWNSHIP OF CRAMAHE, ON) – The Northumberland Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have made an arrest in relation to a person wanted for separate incidents of arson and theft.

On October 31, 2023, Police responded to a call regarding an item of furniture that had been set on fire outside an address on King Street East in Colborne. The accused had left the area prior to police arrival.

On November 8, 2023, a complaint was made regarding theft from a commercial premises on King Street East in Colborne. The victim had discovered that the incident had occurred earlier in the day and reported to Police.

As a result of both investigations, an individual was identified and officers attended an address in Colborne where they believed the accused to be.

On February 20, 2024, Northumberland OPP made an arrest in relation to both incidents.

Thomas MERRIMAN, 29-years-old, of Colborne, was charged with the following:

–      Theft under $5,000 – shoplifting

–      Arson – damage to property

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Cobourg at a future date.

Anyone with information regarding this or any incident is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or online at www.opp.ca/reporting. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-2477.

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