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Six people charged after police execute search warrants in Ramara, Severn and Orillia

A total of six people are now facing charges after police executed search warrants in Orillia and surrounding townships last week.

According to the OPP, officers executed a pair of search warrants on residences in Severn and Ramara townships as well as a storage unit in Orillia on Tuesday (March 16).

“Four suspects were arrested, two at each residence. As a result of the searches, quantities of cocaine, hashish, illicit cannabis, cannabis edibles, psilocybin (commonly known as magic mushrooms), Canadian currency and stolen property were located and seized,” reads a media release.

Jason Dunn, 35, and Tara Spracklin, 30, both of Severn, have been charged with possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine; possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking; possession of Schedule I substance – cocaine; possession of Schedule III substance; distribute over 30g of dried cannabis (or equivalent); possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000. Both were held for bail hearings.

Shana Rolland, 33, and Richard Ainsworth, 38, both of Ramara, have been charged with possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine; possession of Schedule I substance – cocaine and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000. Both were released on undertakings.

Police say the investigation continued in relation to an outstanding suspect, who was arrested on Thursday (March 18).

“The suspect was observed in a vehicle in the City of Orillia and uniformed members conducted a traffic stop,” reads a media release.

“Two individuals were arrested and a search was conducted, which resulted in the seizure of quantities of cocaine, illicit cannabis, psilocybin, methamphetamine and lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) as well as a quantity of Canadian currency.”

David Oakes, 44, and April Lewis, 43, both of Orillia, have been charged with possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine; possession of a Schedule I substance – cocaine; possession of a Schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking; two counts of possession of a Schedule III substance; two counts of possession for the purpose of distributing (Cannabis Act) and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000. Both were released on undertakings.

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