Red Lake: Anthony HOWELL Charged with Gun and Drug Offences


Red Lake – News – On February 17th, 2023, officers from the Red Lake, Dryden, and Sioux Lookout Community Street Crime Units (CSCU) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed a search warrant at a residence within the Municipality of Red Lake.

Police located a quantity of methamphetamine, evidence of drug trafficking, and a quantity of ammunition.

As a result of the investigation Anthony HOWELL, 39, of Red Lake, was charged with:

  • One count – Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine, contrary to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;
  • One count – Fail to Comply with Probation Order, contrary to the Criminal Code
  • Two counts – Possession of Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order, contrary to the Criminal Code;

Anthony HOWELL was held for a BAIL hearing & further remanded into custody.

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), or report online through, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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