KAWARTHA LAKES-The Quinte West Detachment’s Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) of the OPP arrested three people and laid multiple charges following a traffic stop, and the execution of a search warrant in Trenton.
On November 30, 2022, at approximately 5:00 p.m., Quinte West OPP stopped a vehicle on Stella Crescent in relation to a drug trafficking investigation. The three occupants of the vehicle were arrested, and following a search, a quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, and other items suspected to be related to drug trafficking were seized including cash and cellphones according to police.
Police say following the arrests, a search warrant was executed at a residence on Kerr Crescent where an additional quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine, cocaine, as well as Oxycocet, and Clonazepam were seized.
Paul Dawson, 35 years old, Kyle Jackson, 30 years old, both from Quinte West and Jennifer Fox, 32 years old from Deseronto have each been charged with the following offences:
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine;
- Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine;
- Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
Additionally, Dawson is alleged to have breached a conditional sentence order and has been charged with Possession of a schedule IV substance for the purpose of trafficking – Clonazepam and Possession of Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Oxycocet.
FOX was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on December 15, 2022. The other two accused were held in custody and are scheduled to appear for bail at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville on December 1, 2022.