TEXT SIZE: Decrease text size Reset text size Increase text size Print Page

MuskokaONline.com News - #GOTLOCAL

Crashed drone near Beaver Creek leads to  drug charges

Crashed drone near Beaver Creek leads to drug charges

Posted: 2023-01-09 09:59:26 By: thebay

Police (OPP) were contacted on Thursday by residents near Beaver Creek Correctional Institution about a drone that was flying in the area and crashed.

Officers attended the area and located a man who was trespassing and searching for the drone. After an investigation into the circumstances, police seized a drone and many items that are prohibited inside the correctional facility.

Police arrested and charged 24-year-old Fabrice Ricourt-Casseus of Ottawa with:

-      Possession of Schedule 1 Substance For the Purpose of Trafficking,

-      Possession of Contraband before Visitor Control Point at a Penitentiary,

-      Possession for the Purpose of Distributing Cannabis,

-      Trespass by Night,

-      Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

The accused will appear in a Bracebridge Court on March 21, 2023 to answer to his charges.