Sarnia Police Vice Branch has been busy again over the past few days as they executed two more Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrants. The drug of choice in both warrants was oxycodone.
On May 8, 2012, around 6:30 p.m., officers entered a home in the 100 block of South Walnut Street. They arrested a 31-year-old woman and a 38-year-old man, both from Sarnia. The man, police allege, had tried to flee the scene through the back door but was captured by an officer waiting at the rear.
Three young children were present in the home.
Police allegedly seized several oxycodone pills, more than $1,000 in cash and drug paraphernalia. Both people were held for bail. They jointly face charges of possession of oxycodone for the purpose of trafficking and production of oxycodone. The female will face an addition two three charges of breach of recognizance and the man will face another charge of obstructing justice.
On May 9, shortly after p.m., officers entered a home on Earlscourt Drive. Two people found inside—a 19-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man—were arrested. A second man, a 23-year-old, who police say went to the home to purchase drugs, was met by police at the front door.
When the man fled, he was apprehended a short distance away and arrested.
Seized in this warrant were oxycodone, fentanyl, suboxone, marijuana, drug paraphernalia and more than $300 in cash. All three parties were transported to Sarnia Police headquarters. The female was later released on a promise to appear and will appear in court in June. She is charged with possession of oxycodone. The 23-year-old man was also released on a promise to appear and will also go to court in June. He faces charges of possession of oxycodone and resist arrest.
The 28 year old man will stay in custody to await a bail hearing. He faces charges of possession of oxycodone for the purpose of trafficking, possession of fentanyl, possession of marijuana, possession of suboxone, production of oxycodone, production of fentanyl, two counts of breach of probation and resist arrest.