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Five charged in Belleville drug bust

This loaded handgun was seized by police in Belleville. – Submitted photo

The Belleville Police Service has charged five suspects after a search warrant uncovered large amounts of cocaine, crystal meth, a loaded handgun and more at an Everett Street residence.

In a media release, police say members of Project Renewal, the Belleville Emergency Response Unit and the K9 Team executed the Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant on Monday, March 18.

Police located and seized the following items:

  • 75.6 grams Cocaine
  • 32.2 grams Crystal Methamphetamine
  • 5 Oxycodone Pills
  • $3181 Canadian Currency
  • $10 US Currency
  • Digital Scales
  • A loaded 45 caliber Ruger hand gun
  • Packaging materials
  • 4 cell phones

As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged the following suspects. Charges have not been proven in court.

Jacob O’Neil, 22 years old, of Oshawa was charged with:

  • Carrying Concealed Weapon – Sec. 90 CC
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – Sec. 91(1) CC
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm – Sec 92(1) CC
  • Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm – Sec 95(a)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000 – Sec. 354(1)(b) CC

O’Neil was held for bail.

Amanda Loveless, 37 years old, of Belleville was charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000 – Sec. 354(1)(b) CC

Loveless was held for bail.

Sabrina Tremblay, 35 years old, of Belleville was charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000 – Sec. 354(1)(b) CC

Tremblay was held for bail.

Brian Ribble, 50 years old, of Belleville was charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000 – Sec. 354(1)(b) CC

Ribble was released on an Undertaking with a court date in April.

Stephanie Maracle, 32 years old of Belleville was charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine – Sec 5(2) CDSA
  • Proceeds of crime under $5000 – Sec. 354(1)(b) CC

Maracle was released on an Undertaking with a court date in April.

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