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Wingham Drug Bust - RICHARDSON, CURTIS, HAKKERS, LEACHMAN & GILKINSON

Source: Area OPP
Date: Tue Oct 1 02:56:44 MST 2019

(NORTH HURON, ON) - On Thursday, September 26, 2019, members from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Huron County OPP Detachment executed a search warrant at a residence located on Frances Street in the Town of Wingham, Huron County, Ontario.

As a result of the execution of the search warrant police have arrested and charged five people. Police seized illegal drugs consisting of methamphetamine and oxycodone that have a combined, estimated street value of $659.

Police also seized offence related property that consisted of drug trafficking paraphernalia, cell phones, electronic tablets, cash and two prohibited weapons (push dagger knives).

Scott RICHARDSON, 40 years of age from Wingham has been charged with:
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Oxycodone)
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon- Two Counts.

Katie CURTIS, 35 years of age from Morris-Turnberry has been charged with:
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

Jonathan HAKKERS, 24 years of age from Blyth has been charged with:
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

James LEACHMAN, 26 years of age from Wingham has been charged with:
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

These accused have all been released from custody with court appearances scheduled for November 18, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.

Jamie-Lynn GILKINSON, 30 years of age from Wingham has been charged with:
Possession for the Purposes of Trafficking (Methamphetamine)
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
Fail to Comply with Recognizance - Five counts
Fail to Comply with Probation Order - Two Counts.

This accused has now been released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for October 21, 2019 at the Ontario Court of Justice - Goderich.

Any person with information regarding this incident should immediately contact Huron OPP at 1-888-310-1122 or (519) 524-8314.

Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.

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