Fort Frances OPP Arrests Two in Drug and Weapons Bust

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Routine Traffic Stop Leads to Significant Seizure

FORT FRANCES – NEWS – On November 11, 2023, the Rainy River District OPP conducted a traffic stop in Fort Frances, uncovering illicit drugs and weapons. The seized items included crack cocaine, fentanyl, oxycodone, a firearm, an imitation firearm, and Canadian currency.

Charges and Legal Implications

Bobbi-Jo Thomas, 41:

  • Charged with possession of imitation and real weapons for a dangerous purpose, and possession of Schedule I substances (cocaine and opioids).
  • Potential penalties include up to 10 years in prison for weapon charges, and life imprisonment for drug possession.

Alysha Biggeorge, 36:

  • Charged with possession of imitation and real weapons for a dangerous purpose, and possession of Schedule I substances (cocaine and opioids).
  • Released with a court date in December.

Reporting and Contact Information

The OPP encourages reporting illegal drug possession and trafficking. Contact 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 for anonymous tips.

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