Male Charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Posted on Monday September 09, 2019

On September 8, 2019 officers with the Patrol Services Unit of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 24 year old William Elie of Queen Street West for possession for the purpose of trafficking. 

On the morning of September 8, 2019 police identified a vehicle with an unattached plate. Officers conducted a traffic stop. The accused was driving and it was determined he is a suspended driver. 

He was taken into custody and a search of his person was conducted. Police found the accused to be in the possession of approximately eight (8) grams of methamphetamine, four (4) grams of cocaine, 15 Percocet pills and a small amount of green powder believed to be Fentanyl. 

Officers then conducted a search of the accused’s vehicle and found packaging material, a scale, a can of mace and a stolen watch. The accused is charged with the following; 

Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x4

Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose

Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing There was Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

Possession of Stolen Property

Breach of Probation


He was held for bail court.

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Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or

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