LEEDS – On October 4, 2018 members of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Emergency Response Team (ERT), and the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit (TRU) executed a search warrant at a business on Lyndhurst Road in Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township.
45 year old Scott DESSELSS of Leeds and the Thousand Islands Township was arrested and faces charges of two counts of Careless Storage of a Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition, Careless Use of a Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition. Further charges include Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the purpose of Trafficking and Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of Trafficking.
Street value of the seized drugs was $13,000.
He was released from custody pending a court appearance on November 9, 2018 at the Ontario Court of Justice, Provincial Division in Brockville.
The investigation continues.