East Algoma OPP Blind River – Cocaine located in vehicle

On June 6, 2017, shortly after 4:00 p.m., members from the East Algoma Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were on regular patrol on Woodward Avenue in the Town of Blind River.

As an OPP officer passed a parked motor vehicle he detected a strong odor of freshly burned marijuana emanating from the vehicle.  The officer then approached the parked vehicle and spoke with a female who was exiting the vehicle.  She was arrested and the vehicle searched. A small amount of cocaine, cannabis resin, and drug paraphernalia were located in the vehicle.

As a result of the investigation, Danielle BISSAILLION, 28 years of age, from Blind River was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Cocaine, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA);
  • Possession of a Schedule II Substance-Other Drugs, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA; and
  • Possession of a Schedule II Substance-Cannabis Resin-Under 1 gram, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Blind River on July 13, 2017.

About the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) - The Ontario Provincial Police is one of North America's largest deployed police services with more than 6,200 uniformed officers, 3,100 civilian employees and 800 Auxiliary officers. They provide essential services that ensure the safety and security of the people of the Province of Ontario.