$185k of Crystal Meth and Cocaine Seized in Greenstone

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Ontario Provincial Police Crime report

GREENSTONE – The Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) and the North West Regional Crime Unit performed a traffic stop on New Year’s Eve which resulted in the seizure of 531.8 grams of Crystal Meth and 261 grams of Cocaine with a street value of $185,540.00, as well as a quantity of cash totalling $6621.25.

Arrested and subsequently charged are 28-year-old Marc QUIRION and 30-year-old Marlee FOURNIER of Greenstone.

Both accused are charged with three counts of Trafficking in a Schedule 1 Substance contrary to section 5(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substance Act and Possess Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000 contrary to Section 354 1(a) of the Criminal Code.

Both accused were remanded into custody and transported to Thunder Bay awaiting a court date.

None of the charges have been proven in court.


For Marc QUIRION this is not his first brush with the Greenstone OPP.

GREENSTONE – CRIME – On June 21, 2018, at approximately 11:30 pm, members of the Greenstone Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) were conducting a R.I.D.E. check on Highway 584 in the town of Geraldton, Ontario. Shortly after, a vehicle came through the checkpoint and the driver was known to the officer to be bound by a recognizance with a condition not to operate a motor vehicle.

The driver was arrested and a search incident to arrest resulted in the seizure of weapons a significant quantity of controlled drugs and substances including:

  • Two conducted energy weapons (commonly known as stun guns), pepper spray, and knives;
  • 56 grams of cocaine, worth an estimated street value of $5,600.00;
  • 157 grams of crystal methamphetamine, worth an estimated street value of $31,400.00;
  • 558 Percocet pills, worth an estimated street value of $11,160.00;
  • 34 Ritalin pills, worth an estimated street value of $680.00;
  • 21 Zipoclone pills (unknown value) ;
  • 6 Suboxone pills (unknown value);
  • 27 Xanax pills (unknown value);
  • 57 grams of marihuana, worth an estimated street value of $1,140.00;
  • 0.8 grams of heroin, worth an estimated street value of $300.00; and
  • 23 morphine pills, worth an estimated street value of $1,125.00.

As a result, the driver, 25-year-old Marc QUIRION of Geraldton, Ontario, is charged with the following:

  • Four counts of failure to comply with recognizance contrary to section 145(3) of the Criminal Code;
  • Three counts of unauthorized possession of a weapon contrary to section 91(2) of the Criminal Code;
  • Four counts of possession of a weapon contrary to prohibition order contrary to section 117.01(1) of the Criminal Code;
  • Obstructing a peace officer contrary to section 129(a) of the Criminal Code;
  • Six counts of 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 a schedule II substance for the purpose of trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
  • Possession of a schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; and
  • Possession of a schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.