4 Arrested After Drug Investigation – Stolen Car Blocked By Police – Driver Arrested

Media Release

Thursday,  August 3rd, 2017

 

4 Arrested After Drug Investigation

Four Lindsay area residents were arrested early Tuesday evening as the result of a drug investigation that was conducted by officers from the City of Kawartha Lakes Police with the assistance of the City of Kawartha Lakes Ontario Provincial Police.

In the early evening hours of Tuesday, August 1st, 2017, members of both Police Services observed activity on Kent Street West that was consistent with people trafficking in narcotics. Four people were arrested as a result of these observations and quantities of crack cocaine were recovered. The investigation leads to the execution of a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act search warrant at a Kent Street West apartment. The warrant netted a small quantity of cocaine and items that are used in the trafficking of drugs.

All four parties were detained in custody and attended Bail Hearings at the Lindsay, Ontario Court of Justice on Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017. 33-year-old Brian McFadden of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking, and two counts of Failing to Comply with a Probation Order. 35-year-old Amber Miller of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking. 30-year-old Joel Smith of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking, and 24-year-old Blake Stubbs of Lindsay was charged with Possession of Cocaine and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking.

 

Stolen Car Blocked By Police – Driver Arrested

Kawartha Lakes Police officers blocked in a stolen car and arrested the driver early Thursday morning shortly after the car was reported stolen.

At 1:08 am on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017 Kawartha Lakes Police received a 911 call from an Elgin Street man who was running after his car, which had just been stolen out of his driveway. The man indicated that he and other family members had been enjoying a fire in their backyard when they heard the car start. He quickly went to the front of the car and contacted police. Shortly after the call was received an officer observed the car travelling at a high rate of speed southbound on Adelaide Street North, the vehicle did not stop for the officer who had his emergency equipment activated. Other officers, who were in the area, blocked the vehicle in the area of Adelaide Street North and Henry Street where the driver was arrested.

Charged with Theft of Vehicle, Driving While Disqualified, Failing to Comply with a Recognizance and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking is 24-year-old Jake Young of Port Colborne, Ontario. Young was detained in custody and will appear for a Bail Hearing at the Lindsay, Ontario Court of Justice on Thursday, August 3rd, 2017.

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