Muskoka To-DAILY

Gravenhurst man caught with $15,000 worth of Oxycodone pills in police drug sting

GRAVENHURST — An alleged drug pusher caught in a police sting here yesterday afternoon was held overnight in jail at the Bracebridge OPP detachment to attend Bracebridge court this morning to answer a number of drug charges after he was seized with what police claim is $15,000 worth of Oxycodone pills.

Police say they arrested the man for being in possession of a “large amount” of Oxycodone pills in the traffic stop.

They say in a news release Thursday that on Wednesday April 2, 2014, at approximately 2 p.m., the Community Drug Action Team (CDAT), the Muskoka Vice Street Crime Unit, the K-9 Unit, and the Emergency Response Team (ERT) arrested the man who is believed to have been selling drugs in the Gravenhurst area.

The male was arrested in a traffic stop and was found to be in possession of 200 pills of 80mg Oxycodone.

The drugs were seized by the OPP from Bracebridge, who say they have a street value upwards of $15,000.

The 51-year-old male, Glenn Tonna, of Gravenhurst, has been arrested and charged

CDSA 5(2) Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking

CC 354(1)(a) Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000.

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