OPP ARREST TRAVIS THAYER ON CANADA WIDE WARRANT IN FORT FRANCES ALONG WITH 3 WOMEN. CRYSTAL METH AND A MODIFIED SHOTGUN WERE SEIZED.
A 25-year-old TRAVIS THAYER appeared by telephone in W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court today, Sunday, April 29,2018, from the Fort Frances OPP Station.
His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman is presiding. Federal Crown Alec Hardiejowski, Provincial Crown Mary Ann Mackett assisted by Derrick Silvestro are here along with Duty Counsel Joy Wakefield.
The court hears that THAYER was arrested at 12:30 am this morning in a Nissan Murano along with 3 women in the Township of Alberton close to Fort Frances.
There was allegedly a quantity of crystal methamphetamine in the vehicle along with a 12 gauge modified Mossberg shotgun that had shells close by. Court hears that the gun was used in an incident.
THAYER has served about 2 years for shooting someone in Winnipeg in November 2013. He was released on parole and allegedly violated his parole shortly after release. He had a court order not to possess weapons for 10 years. He’s facing several charges including:
- trafficking crystal meth
- possession of a forged cheque
- altering serial number on a firearm
- use of a firearm in a careless manner
- possession of 535$ proceeds of crime
- no firearm license
- improper storage firearm
- several other charges related
A 28-year-old BRENNA ADAMS was also charged with trafficking Crystal Meth as well as firearm charges.
A 37-year-old SAMANTHA JOLENE CALDER was also charged with trafficking Crystal Meth and firearms charges as well as breach charges. The court hears she has a lengthy criminal record. She had a NO WEAPONS order on April 20, 2010. She was arrested for robbery on April 11, 2018, and released on bail. She has 6 criminal convictions of breaching court orders and a history of failing to appear in court.
A 35-year-old MARGARET ROSE WOODS also faces drug, firearms and breach charges. She was recently arrested on November 26, 2017, for trafficking narcotics.
The Federal and Provincial ground are opposed to their releases on bail due to primary, secondary and tertiary grounds. All are being held in jail and will have bail court appearances this week.
GOOD JOB OPP
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