Four arrested following extensive OPS drug investigation

July 25, 2019   ·   0 Comments

The Orangeville Police Service has arrested four people in connection to an ongoing illicit drug investigation in the community. 

On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, members of the OPS Criminal Investigation Bureau arrested and charged a 25-year-old female and a 43-year-old female, each with Possession of Cocaine. 

As a result of further investigation, a 51-year-old male and a 50-year-old female were arrested. The male was later released from custody without being charged. The female, Leanne Elizabeth Carle, is charged with two counts of Trafficking Cocaine and one count each of Possession For The Purpose Of Trafficking Cocaine and Possession For The Purpose Of Trafficking Fentanyl. 

Officers then executed a search warrant at an apartment at 22 Third Avenue in Orangeville and seized a quantity of drugs believed to be cocaine, crack cocaine and fentanyl. 

The accused female was held in custody pending a bail hearing and was released by the court. She is schedule to appear again in court in Orangeville on August 12, 2019, to answer to the allegations. 

The Orangeville Police are continuing their investigation regarding the use and trafficking of illicit drugs in the community. Anyone having information regarding illicit drug activity is encouraged to call the Orangeville Police Service at 519-941-2522 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at

New Auxiliary Staff Sergeant 

at Dufferin OPP

Members of the Dufferin detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are pleased to announce the promotion of Auxiliary Constable Alfonso Ciarcelluti to Auxiliary Staff Sergeant, Unit Commander of the Dufferin OPP Auxiliary unit. Auxiliary Staff Sergeant Ciarcelluti was presented with his badge at a ceremony at Dufferin OPP on Thursday July 18th 2019. (See attached photos)

Auxiliary Staff Sergeant Ciarcelluti has been a member of the OPP Auxiliary for thirteen years, having served at both the Caledon and Toronto detachments. Auxiliary officers are fully trained volunteers who assist OPP officers with patrols, delivery of traffic safety, community based crime prevention initiatives and various other policing operations. 

The Dufferin OPP Auxiliary Unit was just recently created and Auxiliary Staff Sergeant Ciarcelluti and Auxiliary Liaison Officer, Detective Clancey McGuire, are activ! ely recruiting members of the community to join the OPP Auxiliary Program. For more details on this program visit and query ‘auxiliary’ on the site.

Driver stopped going wrong 

way on Highway 410

On Monday July 22, 2019, at about 1:37 a.m., an officer from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Caledon Detachment was conducting radar enforcement in the area of Valleywood overpass and highway 410 when the officer noticed a black sedan driving southbound in the northbound lanes of the highway.

The officer reacted quickly, redirected the vehicle in the proper direction, and conducted a traffic stop. As a result, a 21-year-old male resident of Brampton was charged with Drive Wrong Way – Divided Highway under the Highway Traffic Act.

The motorists are urged to pay extra attention to road signs, especially in the unfamiliar to them area.

The following motorists had been charged with stunt driving on July 20th in the area of Highway 10 and Mistywood Drive:

• 35 year-old-male driver from Brampton – 119 km/h in a 60 km/h zone;

• 43 -year-old male driver from Mississauga -113 km/h in a 60 km/h zone;

• 23-year-old male driver from New Tecumseth – 116 km/h in a 60 km/h zone, and

• 46-year-old male driver from Brampton – 117 km/h in a 60 km/h zone.

 Furthermore, a motorist was caught speeding in the area of Horseshoe Hill Road and The Grange Side Road – 120 km/h in 60 km/h zone – 19-year-old male driver from Caledon was charged as a result.

On July 22nd, 2019, at approximately 2:10 a.m., a motorist was stopped for going three times the speed limit – 147 km/h in a 50 km/h zone, in the area of Mayfield Road and Bramalea Road. As a result, a 21-year-old male driver from Kitchener was charged with stunt driving. His licence was suspended and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

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