On December 14, 2018 the Bracebridge OPP Community Street Crime Unit conducted an investigation which led to a traffic stop. During this traffic stop a male was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. As a result, a search warrant was executed on his hotel room and a large quantity of cocaine and heroin/fentanyl mix was located.
In the early hours of December 15, 2018 a search warrant was executed which resulted in the seizure of approximately 193 grams of cocaine, and approximately 12 grams of “purple heroin” which is a combination of heroin and fentanyl. In addition, over $2,600 in Canadian currency was seized. The total seizure is over $26,000.
28-year-old Jonathan Kerr of Etobicoke Ontario is charged with the following:
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine – for the purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Heroin/Fentanyl – for the purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
- Fail to Comply with Probation
The accused was held for bail and will appear via video today at the Courthouse in Newmarket.