(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ONT) – On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, members of the Sioux Lookout Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a traffic stop on Highway 72 near Sturgeon River Road.
During the vehicle search, investigators located and seized morphine pills with an estimated street value of $3000, a number of electronic devices and paraphernalia indicative of drug trafficking.
As a result of this investigation, Alex BEARDY (70) of Sioux Lookout, Ontario has been charged with:
Possession of a Schedule I substance Opioid (other than heroin) for the purpose of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA).
He was released on a Promise to Appear and is scheduled to appear in Sioux Lookout Court on July 3, 2018 to answer to the charges.
Any person with information regarding the illegal possession and trafficking of drugs should immediately contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
Source: OPP Media Release