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Etobicoke man charged in Orillia drug bust

Street Crime Unit conducted drug trafficking probe in Forest Avenue neighbourhood
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On July 19, 2019 the Orillia Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) made an arrest in relation to the sale of illicit drugs within the City of Orillia.

On July 19, 2019 the Orillia OPP Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) began a drug trafficking investigation in the Forest Avenue area of Orillia. 

As a result of the investigation police seized a quantity of suspected fentanyl and cash. Police arrested and charged Melvin Ogbomo, age 26, of Etobicoke with Possession of a Schedule I substance contrary to Section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Possession of a Schedule II Substance contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code and Breach of Probation Contrary to Section 733.1 of the Criminal Code.

The accused was held in custody and later released on a Recognizance of Bail with a court date of August 27, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orillia

The OPP works hard to keep illicit drugs off our streets. If you know about or suspect illicit drug sales and want to help improve the wellbeing of our community call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

You can submit your information online at if you have any information on this crime or any other crime. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and you will remain anonymous. Being anonymous, you will not testify in court and your information may lead to a cash reward of up to $2,000.00