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OPP Execute Drug Warrant - May 26, 2014

Web posted on May 26, 2014

(WELLINGTON NORTH TWP, ON) On May 16, 2014 Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Wellington OPP Crime Unit and members of the Organized Crime Enforcement (OCEB) unit executed a drug warrant at a residence in the 400 block of Wellington Street east in Wellington North Township.

Resulting from the execution of the warrant, officers seized 90 marijuana plants, 7 ounces of marijuana bud and a quantity of Canadian currency.

21 year old Derek HICKS of Wellington North Township has been charged with Possess a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and Possess a controlled substance.

18 year old Taryn ARMSTRONG of Wellington North Township has been charged with Possess a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and Possess a controlled substance.

They were both held in custody pending the results of a bail hearing scheduled for May 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.

The Wellington County OPP is requesting anyone with information that can assist police to call 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.


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