Dryden OPP Police Press Releases

Drug Bust – Names Released

(DRYDEN, ON) – Two local residents are facing drug trafficking charges following an investigation led by the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), with assistance from the Dryden OPP detachment and the Red Lake OPP CSCU. 

On June 12, 2024, just before 10:00 p.m., members of the OPP executed a search warrant at a residence on Pine Crescent in the City of Dryden.

The investigation resulted in the arrest of two individuals and the seizure of suspected illicit drugs, including cocaine, methamphetamine, morphine, oxycodone, and methylphenidate. Other items associated with drug trafficking were also seized.

As a result of the investigation, Mary Maicy MACHIMITY, 49-years-old, and Clayton THOMPSON, 52-years-old, of Dryden, have been charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and the Criminal Code with the following offences:

·        Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – 4 counts

·        Possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking

·        Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000

·        Failure to comply with Undertaking

The accused individuals have been remanded into custody at the Kenora District Jail and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Friday June 14, 2024.

If you have any information about the trafficking of illicit drugs, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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