Drugs and Weapons Seized During Search Warrant


Fifty six year old Wayne Mielke of St. Thomas was arrested and charged for several offences following an investigation into illegal activity by the St. Thomas Police Service.  Members of the Street Crime Unit and Property Crime Unit executed a  search warrant early Friday morning at a Talbot Street apartment.  Police seized a twelve gauge shotgun with ammunition, butterfly knife, cocaine, Crystal Methamphetamine, Hydromorphone, Cannabis extract, cash, scales and processing equipment.   As a result, Mielke was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x3, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Careless Storage of a Firearm, Possess Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order x4, Possess of Cannabis for the Purpose of Distribution, Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon.   The total street value of drugs seized is $35,000.  Mielke was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Colin McGregor Building for processing.  He was held for a bail court appearance.  The St. Thomas Police Service would like to thank the OPP Tactics and Rescue Unit for their assistance during the execution of the search warrant.



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