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Sarnia Police Service Vice Unit Keeps Chipping Away

 

Broadcast time: 10:30 AM

Date: May 28, 2020

On May 27, 2020, members of the Sarnia Police Service Vice Unit were granted a warrant to search a hotel room located on Venetian Boulevard, in Point Edward.

As officers prepared to execute the warrant they observed a suspect involved in the investigation conduct a drug deal out in front of the hotel. At approximately 8:00 PM officers arrested the male and located illegal drugs and drug paraphernalia on the suspect.

At approximately 8:10 PM officers made entry into the hotel room and a female was located in the room and also arrested.

The officers recovered further drugs and related paraphernalia in the room.

Officers seized the following:

Cocaine: .26 grams

 

Crystal Methamphetamine:  85.6 grams (street value $6848.00)

 

Fentanyl: 10 grams (street value $5000.00)

 

Oxycodone 5mg: 54 tabs (street value $1080.00)

 

Total Street Value: $12,928.00

 

Richard William Emery, 39 years of age, of Sarnia, faces three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, one count of possession of a controlled substance, and two counts of failing to comply with a release order.

Caylie Rhianno White, 37 years of age, of Petrolia, faces three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of failing to comply with a release order.

Both remain in custody awaiting a bail hearing.

The Sarnia Police Service realizes that it is a difficult to absolutely eradicate all drugs from our community but please understand that our efforts will not cease.

Constable Giovanni Sottosanti

Media Officer

Tel: 519-344-8861 Ext 6168

Email: 168@police.sarnia.on.ca