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Joint investigation leads to multiple charges against Rama man

The 27-year-old was allegedly in possession of a firearm, cocaine and cash; Chief lauds efforts 'to combat illicit drugs and weapons in our communities'
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With the assistance of the Central Region Tactical Response Unit and the OPP Orillia detachment's Street Crime Unit, officers from the Rama Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence within Rama First Nation and seized a street value of approximately $4,000 in drugs, a firearm and $2,000 in Canadian currency.

As a result of an investigation by Rama Police and the Orillia Street Crime Unit, officers arrested a male and female at the residence. The female was released unconditionally and the male was charged with several offences.

Brett Magee, 27, of Rama First Nation has been charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of Schedule 1 substance - cocaine
  • Possession of Schedule 1 substance  for the purpose of trafficking - cocaine
  • Fail to comply with undertaking
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Knowledge of unauthorized possession of firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition X2

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 15, 2020.

"I am very pleased with the outcome of this investigation and the collaborative partnership with the OPP in the efforts to combat illicit drugs and weapons in our communities," said Chief of Police Jerel Swamp.