Four Renfrew residents arrested on drug charges

RENFREW – Four Renfrew residents are facing serious drug charges after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) tactical officers and canine units raided a residence Friday (Feb. 26).

“The OPP East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has seized illegal drugs in Renfrew,” the OPP released in a statement today (March 1). “On Feb. 26, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT), the OPP Canine Unit and the Renfrew OPP executed a search warrant at a residence on Argyle Street South.”

Police seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine as well as Canadian currency, cell phones and other items associated with drug trafficking.

The following individuals have all been charged with four counts each of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking:

  • Clayton Forrest, 33 of Renfrew
  • Abigail Cliche, 23 of Renfrew
  • Megan Beckett, 35 of Renfrew
  • Matthew Malcolm, 39 of Renfrew

“All of the accused have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice on April 7,” the OPP said.