On July 11th members of the Kirkland Lake Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police responded to a report of an alleged theft from the yard of residence located on Kirkpatrick Street.
Police located and arrested the accused shortly after they received the complaint. Police allege further investigation revealed that the accused was in possession of drugs suspected to be Opioids (Fentanyl) and Methamphetamine.
As a result, Jason CLOUTIER, 35 years-of-age, of Kirkland Lake, has been charged with the following;
Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Opioid, contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)
Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamine, contrary to section 4(1) of the CDSA
Theft Under $5000 – contrary to section 334(b) of the Criminal Code (CC)
Fail to Comply with Probation Order, contrary to section 733.1(1) of the CC
Enter Premises When Entry Prohibited, contrary to section 2(1)(a)(i) of the Trespass to Property Act
None of the charges have been proven in court.
The accused was released on an Undertaking and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on September 2, 2021, in Kirkland Lake.