OPP Orangeville Police Press Releases

Tevin FRANCIS – Drug Trafficking

(ORANGEVILLE, ON) – Officers from the Dufferin Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) seized a quantity of drugs and charged an individual as a result of an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in the Town of Orangeville.

On March 25, 2024, members of the Dufferin Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), along with Dufferin uniform members and Offender Management and Apprehension Program (OMAP) arrested a male who was wanted on a warrant. The male attempted to flee from officers engaging in a short foot pursuit. The officers arrested the male without incident, and he is now facing multiple charges. In addition, the officers seized a quantity of drugs.  

Tevin FRANCIS, 28-year-old from Thornhill 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 – Heroin

·      Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime – under $5000

·      Driving while under suspension

·      Class G1 licence holder – unaccompanied by qualified driver

The following property was seized:

·      Cocaine – 5.5 Grams

·      Heroin – 2.5 Grams

·      Cash – $1970 Canadian

·      Cellular phone – evidence of the offence

Anyone with information regarding this investigation of any other criminal activity is asked to contact Dufferin OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit your information online at

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