Drug, firearm charges laid following search of Consecon residence: OPP

Items seized by police in the Salem Road drug raid. – OPP photo

Two Consecon residents are facing drug and firearm charges following the execution of a search warrant at a Salem Road residence.

Members of the East Region Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have charged two people after the execution of a search warrant in Consecon.

In a media release, the East Region Community Street Crime Unit of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) explains that on Jan. 25, a search warrant was executed at a residence on Salem Road; this was a joint operation by members of the Prince Edward County, Lennox & Addington County, Quinte West, Frontenac, and Madoc Community Street Crime Unit, along with the assistance of the Tactical Response Unit (TRU).

Police say the two accused parties were located in the residence and arrested. Police seized four firearms, assorted ammunition, 66 grams of suspected cocaine, ten grams of suspected methamphetamine, $840 in Canadian currency, two scales, two stolen snowmobile, and a stolen dirt bike.

As a result of this investigation, OPP has charged Reian Wallace, age 26, of Consecon, Ontario, with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm – four counts
  • Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition – four counts
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession property obtained by crime under $5,000 – two counts
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 

 As a result of this investigation, OPP has charged Cindy Wallace, age 47, of Consecon, Ontario, with:

  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm
  • Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000 

Charges have not been proven in court.

The accused were released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Prince Edward County on February 28th, 2024.

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