DRUG CHARGE FOLLOWING ARREST ON WARRANT

The Quinte West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid charges following an arrest of a person on an outstanding warrant.

On September 9, 2021, at approximately 9:00 a.m., a Quinte West OPP officer on patrol observed an individual on Metcalfe Street in Trenton who was wanted on an outstanding warrant. They were subsequently arrested, and following a search of the accused, a quantity of suspected methamphetamine was seized. Additionally, one other person was arrested on an outstanding bench warrant.

Dorean GEERTSMA, 24 years old of Quinte West has been charged with the following offences:

  • Failure to attend court after having appeared;
  • Fail to comply with probation order; and
  • Possession of a schedule I substance – Methamphetamine

The accused was held in custody and was scheduled to appear for bail the same day at the Ontario Court of Justice in Belleville.

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