Wednesday, July 17, 2024

Three facing drug charges after search of Quinte West residence

OPP

Three people face drug trafficking charges after the OPP seized illegal drugs from a residence in Quinte West, police report in a media release.

Police say that on Wednesday, June 5, the East Region Community Street Crime Unit, assisted by Quinte West OPP and the OPP Canine Unit, executed a search warrant on Sidney Street. Officers located a quantity of suspected cocaine and psilocybin, along with items typically associated with drug trafficking. Two adults and one youth were arrested at the scene. 

The below charges have not been proven in court.

Shannon Brooks, 35, of Quinte West, has been charged with the following: 

  • Possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Fail to comply with probation order

Courtney Gilroy, 20, of Quinte West, has been charged with the following:

  • Possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Failure to comply with release order

A 17-year-old, whose name cannot be released under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Fail to comply with sentence – two counts

All parties will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice Belleville to deal with their matters. 

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