A pair of suspects from Regina faced firearms and drug charges, during a court appearance today.

As a result of a traffic stop yesterday on Hwy. 17 in Dryden, police seized a gun and ammunition along with an ounce of methamphetamine and an ounce of heroin.

Aban Galin, 44, of Regina has been charged with the following offences:

  •  Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition contrary to Section 86(1) of the Criminal Code.
  •  Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm contrary to Section 91(1) of the Criminal Code.
  •  Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm contrary to Section 92(1) of the Criminal Code.
  •  Occupant of Motor Vehicle knowing there was a Firearm contrary to Section 94 of the Criminal Cod
  •  Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code
  •  Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm/ammunition contrary to Section 95 (b) of the Criminal Code.
  •  Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Other Drug contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act
  •  Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Heroin contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.     

Jasmine Somers, 24, of Regina has been charged with the following offences:

  • Careless storage of a firearm, weapon, prohibited device or ammunition contrary to Section 86(1) of the Criminal Code.
  • Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm contrary to Section 91(1) of the Criminal Code.
  • Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the Criminal Code.
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Other Drug contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking - Heroin contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act.      

Both accused appeared at the Ontario Court of Justice earlier today.

More Local News

College, minister react to tuition changes

Management at Confederation College are happy to see the province will maintain operating grants, along with a fund for northern institutions. However, they're waiting to here more about ways to help…

Clear, cold conditions for snowmobilers

If you're choosing to bundle up and hit the trails this weekend, and number of them are groomed and open around Kenora, Dryden and Sioux Lookout. However, the A-trail between Kenora and Dryden is not…

Cocaine possession breaches court orders, charges laid

A Dryden resident is facing charges for possession of cocaine and breaching court orders. The Dryden OPP say that on January 16, at approximately 6 p.m., officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement…

Dryden man facing drug charges

A 46 year old Dryden man is facing charges. On January 16, 2019 at approximately 3:25 p.m. officers from the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and Community Street Crime Unit conducted a traffic…

DRHC cancer patients receive chemo care packs

Cancer patients at the Dryden Regional Health Centre recently received Chemo Care Packs to help them with their battle. Maureen Caul and Michelle Williams, Coordinators of the Girls' Night Out -- For…

Murrell presents strong numbers for DFS

The Dryden Fire Service is continuing to meet and exceed goals and expectations as they move into the new year. Fire Chief Ryan Murrell presented the service’s quarterly report to council earlier…

Two charged in cocaine seizure

Two Red Lake residents have been charged with possessing and trafficking cocaine, following a drug bust on Wednesday. The Red Lake OPP say that on January 16, officers from Red Lake and Kenora OPP…

Regulation creates hiring roadblock

Hiring teachers in Northern Ontario is becoming an issue for school boards. Part of the problem is Regulation 274 which outlines the process teachers go through in order to be hired into permanent…

Kindergarten Registration Week is set

School boards in Northwestern Ontario have once again teamed up to offer families a Regional Kindergarten Registration Week for 2019. February 25th to March 1st, schools across the region will be…

Eagle Lake partners with Goliath Gold

The community of Eagle Lake First Nation has officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Treasury Metals Inc, in relation to the Goliath Gold project. The $130 million gold and silver mine…

KenoraOnline.com is Kenora's only source for community news and information such as weather and classifieds.

Search the Biz Guide

Login