Sioux Lookout – Traffic Stop Results in Drug Charges

OPP have laid a number of charges in a stolen vehicle investigation

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SIOUX LOOKOUT – NEWS – On Thursday, October 25, 2018, at approximately 1:26 pm, members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle on Highway 72 near Ojibway Park. Members observed drug paraphernalia left in plain view, and seized a small quantity of Methamphetamine, along with brass knuckles and a crossbow.

As a result of this investigation, Tony GORDON (25) of Sioux Lookout, ON has been charged with;

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance-Methamphetamine contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA)
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon contrary to section 91(2) of the Criminal Code
  • Fail to Comply with Undertaking contrary to section 145(3) of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order contrary to section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code.

He has been held in custody pending a bail hearing on October 31, 2018.

Ethan GOODWIN (20) of Lac Seul First Nation, ON was also charged with:

  • Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by Officer in Charge contrary to section 145(5.1) of the Criminal Code
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance-Methamphetamine contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose contrary to section 88 of the Criminal Code
  • Unauthorized Possession of Weapon contrary to section 91(2) of the Criminal Code.

He has been held in custody pending a video bail hearing on November 2, 2018.

None of the charges have been proven in court.

Any person with information regarding the illegal possession and trafficking of drugs should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.