$38,000 Drug Bust - Michael Carl HUTCHINSON Arrested
Source: Area OPP
Date: Thu Apr 26 03:51:12 MST 2018
As a result of the execution of the search warrant, police seized cannabis marihuana, cannabis resin, cannabis shatter and cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. The estimated combined value of the seized controlled substances was $38,640.00. Police also seized offence-related property including vacuum sealed drying ovens, vacuum pumps, vacuum sealing machines, filters, digital scales, a money counter machine, cell phones and packaging material. The estimated value of the seized offence-related property was $8,000.00. In addition, an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency was seized.
30-year old Michael Carl HUTCHINSON, of the Municipality of Grey Highlands, was arrested and charged with the following offences:
- Possession of Cannabis Marihuana for the Purposes of Trafficking
- Possession of Cannabis Resin for the Purposes of Trafficking
- Produce Schedule II Substance (Cannabis Shatter)
- Possession of Cocaine
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 2
A bail hearing was scheduled for April 26, 2018 in Owen Sound.
Anyone with information which may assist police is asked to call Grey County OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or submit a secure web-tip at www.cstip.ca, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.