Names Released In Project Reno Drug Bust

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Earlier today officers from the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, the RCMP and the Anishinabek Police Service executed several arrest warrants as they completed a two month street level drug enforcement initiative.

To date 12 of the 15 wanted persons have been arrested and charged with offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act (CDSA).  Additionally some persons also had Criminal Code related charges.

The following persons have been taken into custody and appeared in bail court today:

-19-year old Simon Barnes of 49 Borron Avenue #1 has been charged with two counts of trafficking in a controlled or substance (cocaine) and one Criminal Code charge of breach of recognizance ie not to possess unlawful drugs

-29-year old Anthony Belleau of 68 Whisky Jack Drive, Garden River has been charged with two counts of trafficking in a controlled or substance (marijuana)

-32-year old Chantel Bonefant of 41 Wellington Street West has been charged with one count of trafficking in a controlled or substance (cocaine) and one Criminal Code charge of breach of recognizance ie not to possess unlawful drugs

-57-year old Kirk Harper of  237 Wellington Street East Upstairs Apt has been charged with 11 counts of trafficking in a controlled or substance  (marijuana, methylphenidate ie Ritalin,  percocet and morphine)

-40-year old Crystal Harvey of 171 Gore Street #9, has been charged with one count of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (fentanyl)

-48-year old Gordon Leonard of 203 Goulais Avenue Apt 2 has been charged with one count of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (marijuana)

-34-year old Kyle Madill of 366 Bloor Street West has been charged with four counts of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (cocaine, fentanyl and morphine)

-36-year old Berni Lynn Nadon of 154 Albert St E Upstairs has been charged with 4 counts of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (cocaine and fentanyl)

 

The following persons have also been charged and will appear in court on December 15th.

-55-year old Dolarisa Bushey of 28B Wellington Street East has been charged with three counts of trafficking a controlled drug or substance (Hydromorphine and morphine)

-47-year old Laurie Cole of 344 Wallace Terrace has been charged with two counts of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (Oxycodone)

-56-year old Iona Mattila of 203 Goulais Avenue Upstairs has been charged with one count of trafficking in a controlled drug or substance (marijuana)

-64-year old Harold Smith of 152 Albert Street East, main floor has been charged with one count of trafficking controlled drug or substance cocaine

The estimated street value of the narcotics is estimated at $20,000