Muskoka Street Crime Unit Takes Gun And Drugs Off The Streets

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On March 18th, 2020 the Muskoka Community Street Crime Unit of the OPP conducted an investigation which resulted in the seizure of a loaded handgun, a quantity of controlled substances, and Canadian Currency.

At 1:55 p.m. two traffic stops were conducted on Highway 60 in Huntsville. During these stops, two parties were arrested for possession of a controlled substances. One of these parties was also arrested on the strength of an outstanding warrant. A search revealed a loaded .40 calibre handgun, approximately 7.5 grams of crack cocaine, and nearly $2,700 in Canadian Currency.

As a result of this investigation, the following individuals have been charged:

20-year-old Tyrese DOUGLAS-Hodgson of Mississauga, Ontario

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule IV Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Unauthorized Possession of Restricted Firearm
  • Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm
  • Carry Firearm in a Careless Manner
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing the Serial Number has been Tampered With
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000

38-year-old Kristy Clarke of Huntsville, Ontario

  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there Was a Firearm
  • Possession of a Schedule IV Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking
  • Arrested for Warrant for Fail to Attend Court

The two accused were held in custody and will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on March 19th, 2020 for bail.

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