Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has charged one person after responding to a concern from Beaver Creek Institution in Gravenhurst.
On January 11, 2024, at 9:20 p.m. Bracebridge OPP received a report from Beaver Creek Institution about a package of contraband items that had been located within their perimeter. Officers conducted patrols along the nearby roads and located a vehicle parked in an unexpected area nearby. As a result of their investigation, police arrested and charged 24-year-old Mohamed AJOUL of Pierrefonds, Quebec with the following:
- Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
- Possession of Contraband Beyond the Visitor Control Point in a Penitentiary
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order
He will appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Bracebridge on February 27, 2024 to answer to his charges.
Correctional Services Canada has set up a telephone tip line for all federal institutions so that it may receive additional information about activities relating to security at CSC institutions. These activities may be related to drug use or trafficking that may threaten the safety and security of visitors, inmates, and staff members working at CSC institutions.
The toll-free number, 1 866 780 3784, helps ensure that the information shared is protected and that callers remain anonymous.
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