HUDSON – Sioux Lookout Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) working in partnership with the Lac Seul Police Service (LSPS) have laid drug trafficking charges following a domestic dispute.
On Saturday night, May 9th, 2020, officers from the Sioux Lookout OPP and LSPS responded to a report of an attempted abduction in the community of Hudson.
The vehicle involved was located and the driver arrested.
Following the arrest, a search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of suspected cocaine and methamphetamine with a street value of over $8,000, approximately $1,500 in Canadian Currency, and other drug-trade paraphernalia.
As a result of this investigation, Shaun GIBSON, a 41-year-old man from Hudson, has been charged with the following:
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
- Possession of Property Obtained By Crime, Under $5,000, Contrary to Section 355(b) of the Criminal Code of Canada.
Shaun GIBSON is to appear in the Sioux Lookout Ontario Court of Justice on July 14th, 2020, to answer to these charges.
The OPP thank the public who were involved with reporting this incident. Anyone with additional information is requested to contact the Sioux Lookout OPP Detachment at 1-807-854-1333, or toll-free by calling 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 online at www.tipshelp/com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
None of the charges have been proven in court.