On Thursday, February 1st members of the Prince Edward County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) with the assistance of the Belleville and Kingston Police Services, executed four search warrants simultaneously at different locations.
As a result of the searches a large amount of Controlled Drugs and Substances were seized including, but not limited to, approximately 4 ounces of Crystal meth, 15 grams of Cocaine and a number of Hydromorphone and Codeine pills. The total amount of drugs seized represents an approximate street value of $15,000. Items located also include, a 12 gauge shotgun, Taser, crossbow, and a stolen Correctional Services of Canada Badge and Identification.
Five people, 3 females and 2 males ranging from 29 to 42 years of age have been charged:
Donald Lemmon (38) of Picton and Kingston is charged with 18 different offences including; trafficking of a schedule 1 substance, possession of weapons for dangerous purpose and other drug and firearms related offences;
Jennifer Schinzel (32) of Kingston is charged with two counts of possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking, and unauthorized possession of a weapon;
Shannon Hartman (33) of Belleville is charged with 4 different offences including; possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose for trafficking, and unauthorized possession of a firearm;
Brian Hill (42) of Belleville is charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance;
Jacqlyne Rennie (29) of Picton is charged with 3 different offences including; possession of schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking and unauthorized possession of a firearm.
All five individuals have upcoming court appearances in Picton and Belleville.