Head Clara Maria OPP Police Press Releases WFP

$7.5 Million Meth Bust – One From Minto Arrested – Name Released

(HEAD CLARA MARIA TWP., ON.) – The Upper Ottawa Valley (UOV) Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have arrested one person in relation to drug trafficking after a traffic hazard complaint on Highway #17 in Head Clara Maria Township.

 On March 27, 2024, just after 1:30 a.m., OPP received a call about a traffic hazard on Highway #17 in Head Clara Maria Township. Police located the vehicle and lone occupant, they were arrested and transported to detachment for further testing.

Robin MOULTON, 54 years old, of Minto, New Brunswick has been charged with impaired operation, possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking as well as trafficking in schedule I substance. The accused remains in custody. Their next court appearance is scheduled at the Ontario Court of Justice in Pembroke on April 4, 2024.

As a result of the initial investigation a CDSA warrant was executed with the assistance of the UOV Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB), the Provincial Asset Forfeiture Unit (PAFU), Biker Enforcement Unit (BEU) and Forensic Identification Service (FIS) which resulted in the seizure of approximately 125 Kg of crystal methamphetamine (estimated street value of $7.5 million dollars). Also seized was a prohibited firearm, suppressor, Canadian currency and a motor vehicle.

The investigation is continuing.