City of Kawartha Lakes OPP – Illegal Weapon and Substances Seized (Names Released)

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Members of the City of Kawartha Lakes Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop that resulted in the seizure of an illegal weapon, illegal substances, and the arrest of two individuals.

On February 2, 2024, the City of Kawartha Lakes OPP conducted a traffic stop on a motor vehicle for a Highway Traffic Act Offence. Through investigation a search was conducted of the vehicle locating illegal substances and a butterfly knife. As a result of the search, two individuals were arrested and charged.

Philip Anderson, 36-year-old of Lindsay, was 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 – Opioid (other than heroin)

·      Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order – three counts

·      Unauthorized possession of Weapon

Jeremy Ross-Johanssen, 35-year-old of Lindsay, was 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 – Opioid (other than heroin)

·      Unauthorized possession of Weapon

Both accused were released on an Undertaking and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Lindsay at a future date.

Pete Fisher
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