On Wednesday June 11, 2014 members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Superior East Wawa Detachment arrested and charged two individuals under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA). The charges are a result of a drug exchange observed at Centennial Park in Wawa at 1:35 pm.
OPP arrested 21-year-old Kalvin HACK of Wawa, he stands charged with Trafficking Schedule II Substance – Cannabis Marihuana as per s. 5(1) of the CDSA and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 as per s. 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC).
A 16-year-old youth was also arrested and charged by OPP, the youth stands charged with Possession of a Schedule II Substance – Cannabis Marihuana as per s. 4(1) of the CDSA.
Both accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Wawa, Ontario at the Court of Justice on July 14, 2014.
The OPP recognize drug abuse as having a serious impact on community safety, leading to increases in a wide spectrum of violent acts and property crimes. It is for these reasons that OPP make it a priority to keep drugs out of the hands of minors.