Drug Seizure In Hawkesbury

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has seized illegal drugs in Hawkesbury.

At approximately 6:00 a.m. on May 22, 2020, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), executed a search warrant at an apartment on James Street.

Police seized a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, cocaine and cannabis resin, as well as Canadian currency, cell phones and other items associated with drug trafficking.

Sylvain CAMPEAU, age 58 of Hawkesbury has been ch arged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 – Criminal Code sec. 354(1)(a)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking – Controlled Drugs and Substances Act sec. 5(2)
  • Possessing cannabis for the purpose of selling – Cannabis Act sec. 10(2)
  • Possess unmarked cigarettes – Tobacco Tax Act sec. 29(2)

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on September 9, 2020. 

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