Members of the OPP’s East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) have foiled an attempt to smuggle contraband into the Quinte Detention Centre in Napanee.
Shortly after 9:00 a.m. on September 17, 2020 a suspicious male was seen trespassing on private property near the facility on Richmond Boulevard. CSCU members, assisted by a member of the Lennox and Addington County OPP Detachment arrested the individual. Officers say they seized a large drone, as well as a quantity of contraband cannabis and tobacco.
Marcus Pye-Condie, age 20 of Loyalist Township has been charged with:
- Possession for the purpose of distributing – Cannabis Act sec 9(2)
- Enter premises when entry is prohibited – Trespass to Property Act sec. 2(1)(a)(i)
Pye-Condie was released from custody and is scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Napanee on November 24, 2020.
The investigation is continuing.