Leeds & 1000 Islands Twsp. – On November 16, 2017 members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT) and Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence. Drug paraphernalia, cash and various types of drugs were seized.
As a result 45 year old William MATTICE, 43 year old Laurie MATTICE, 21 year old Marissa MATTICE, 18 year old Ryan MATTICE all of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township have been charged with 7 (seven) counts each of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. Drugs were namely Cocaine, Heroin, Psilocybin, Oxycodone, Hydromorphone, Cannabis Resin, and Marihuana. William MATTICE was further charged with Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence.
Also included and charged in this investigation is 18 year old Isaac UBDEGROVE of Rideau Lakes Township who faces 7 (seven) counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. 41 year old Imad KHOURY of Ottawa faces a charge of Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance and Conspiracy to Commit an Indictable Offence.
Imad Khoury is scheduled to appear on December 1, 2017. The remaining have court dates scheduled for December 29, 2017 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division in Brockville.
The approximate street value of all drugs seized was $30,000.
The OPP in Leeds County wish to extend thanks to the Ottawa Police Service for their assistance in this investigation.