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OPP charge Orillia man with several offences; cocaine and fentanyl seized

Street Crime Unit, Crime Unit, K9 Unit and Emergency Response Team worked together on bust
2018 opp-car
Ontario Provincial Police cruiser. (Photo/ OPP)

NEWS RELEASE
ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE
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On Wednesday April 4, 2018, members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Orillia Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), the Orillia Detachment, Orillia Crime Unit, Central Region Canine (K9) and Central Region Emergency Response Team (ERT) executed a search warrant in the City of Orillia.

During the search, police seized a quantity of fentanyl and cocaine. As a result, Steven Tyler MCGINN, 26-years-old of Orillia, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC);
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance of Bail contrary to Section 145(3) of the CC;
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA);
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Schedule I Substance contrary to Section 5(2) of the CDSA;
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking a Schedule I Substance contrary to Section 5(2) of the CDSA;
  • Possession of Schedule I Substance contrary to Section 4(1) of the CDSA;
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance contrary to Section 4(1) of the CSDA; and with
  • Possession of Schedule I Substance contrary to Section 4(1) of the CDSA.

The accused was held for a bail hearing and remanded into custody. He is scheduled to appear on April 9, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Barrie.

Members of the Orillia OPP Detachment are committed to public safety, delivering proactive and innovative policing in partnership with our communities. Officers value your contribution to building safe communities. If you have information about suspected unlawful activity, please contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestopperssdm.com or call 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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