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(SIOUX LOOKOUT, ON) โ€“ย SIOUX LOOKOUT OPP ARREST ALLEGED DRUG DEALER FOR BREACHING BAIL CONDITION AND COMMITTING ASSAULT.

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A 21 year old EMERY SOUTHWIND appeared by telephone in W.A.S.H. (Weekend And Statutory Holiday) Court on Sunday February 10, 2019 from the Sioux Lookout OPP Station.

His Worship, Bernard Caron is presiding. Federal Crown Ron Poirier is here along with Duty Counsel Lianne Roberge and two second year law students from Lakehead University.

Sioux Lookout OPP arrested SOUTHWIND last evening for an alleged assault on another male.

SOUTHWIND was on tight bail conditions from a 2017 drug bust.

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SOUTHWIND isnโ€™t interested in speaking to Duty Counsel Roberge. He has lawyer John Bilton from Kenora.

Because itโ€™s a Federal prosecution, a Federal Crown is required. The earliest bail court date for SOUTHWIND is on Wednesday February 13, 2019 in Dryden.

Heโ€™s remanded in custody until then.


THE 2017 BUST


Ontario Provincial Police in Sioux Lookout are reporting a drug bust in that community.

On Friday, October 20, 2017 the OPP, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Northwest Region Emergency Response Team performed a search warrant at a residence in Sioux Lookout.

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During the investigation 382 grams of cocaine, 332 grams of marihuana, a set of brass knuckles and over $260 000 dollars in Canadian Currency was seized.

As a result of investigations, EMERY SOUTHWIND of Sioux Lookout has been charged with Possession of substances for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000 and unauthorized possession of a weapon.

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