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Oshawa Man On Probation Facing Charges After Police Seize Over $700,000 In Illicit Drugs In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-A 29-year-old Oshawa man who is on probation is facing charges after an incident early this morning in Lindsay.

At approximately 4:00am on Friday June 9, 2023, Kawartha Lakes Police responded to a disturbance call at a residence in the area of Russell Street and Sussex Street in Lindsay. The caller reported a guest had left the residence, taking property that did not belong to him. Officers searched the area, locating the suspect a short distance away. Police say the male was found in possession of stolen property and placed under arrest. Police allege he provided a false name and was found in possession of over $700,000 worth of drugs including:

  • Cocaine – 595 grams
  • Methamphetamine – 565 grams
  • Heroin – 12 grams
  • Fentanyl – 1.6 kilograms

As a result of the investigation,  29-year-old Shimon James of Oshawa was arrested and charged with:

  • 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 a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Heroin
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking- Fentanyl
  • Obstruct Peace Officer
  • Theft over $5000
  • Fail to comply with probation order

The accused was held for a bail hearing and will appear at the Ontario Court of Justice, located at 440 Kent Street West in Lindsay.

 

 

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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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