YOUTH CHARGED WITH DRUG OFFENCE IN CALEDON

(CALEDON, ON)- On Saturday, June 29, 2013 shortly after 9 pm, an officer from the Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was conducting foot patrol in the Village of Bolton when he observed a young person in a school parking lot. The officer approached the young person and observed him smoking from a drug pipe. The officer further detected a strong odour of drugs, believed to be marijuana. The officer arrested the young person and a search of his backpack uncovered drug paraphernalia.

 

As a result of the officer’s findings, a 16 year-old male from Caledon was arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose.

 

He was released to the custody of a parent and is scheduled to make his first appearance at the Ontario Court of Justice in Orangeville on August 5th, 2013.

 

His name is not being released due to provisions under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

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