Calabogie bust nets variery of illicit drugs

CALABOGIE – Police have confiscated a variety of drugs and cash in a major bust in the Calabogie area Sunday  (Dec. 6).

“Four people face more than 50 charges after the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) seized illegal drugs in Greater Madawaska Township,” OPP media relations officer Const. Bill Dickson released in a statement yesterday. “The Street Crime Unit’s drug investigation was already underway, when officers learned of a related home invasion in the City of Ottawa, involving the theft of firearms and other items.”

On Dec. 6, the Street Crime Unit, assisted by members of the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU), OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), OPP Canine Unit and Renfrew County Crime Unit, executed a search warrant at a location on Barrett Chute Road.

“Officers seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, purple Fentanyl, crystal methamphetamine, methamphetamine tablets (speed), a replica firearm, Canadian currency and items typically associated with drug trafficking,” Dickson said. “Stolen property from the Ottawa home invasion was also recovered. Four individuals were arrested at the scene.”

Taylor Bahm, 22, of Renfrew, 30-year-old Sean Kinghorn of North Dundas, 30 year-old Cody Nice from Petawawa and 27-year-old Carley Winters of Gatineau are all facing the following charges:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking– four counts
  • Possession of property obtained by crime
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime
  • Possession of a firearm contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Fail to comply with a Probation Order
  • Winters is also charged under the Criminal Code with:
  • Robbery with violence
  • Break and Enter to a place to commit an indictable offence
  • Failure to comply with a release order – three counts

Kinghorn faces seven additional charges of Possession of a firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order

Bahm faces one additional possession of a firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order

Nice is also with charged with four counts of failure to comply with a release order

The accused were all remanded into custody until bail hearings before the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on various dates.