Three arrested after shotgun and drugs seized

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Windsor Police Service News Update
Friday, January 12, 2024
WINDSOR POLICE NEWS RELEASE
Case #: 24-3678/243752
Three arrested after shotgun and drugs seized 

  
   

An investigation by the Windsor Police Drugs and Guns Unit has led to the arrest of three people and the seizure of a loaded shotgun and drugs.

On January 10, 2024, at approximately 4:30 p.m. members of our Emergency Services Unit (ESU) executed a search warrant at a motel in the 3600 block of Sandwich St. During their search, officers located and seized a loaded 12GA shotgun, a .22 caliber air rifle, and bear spray. They also recovered $1,135 in Canadian currency, 4.1 grams of crack cocaine, and 15.6 grams of fentanyl.  

Paul Roberts, 49, is charged with the following:
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely fentanyl
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely cocaine
Possession of a firearm without holding a licence
Unsafe storage of a firearm
Possession of a loaded regulated firearm

Dragan Ristic, 35, is charged with the following:
possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely fentanyl 
Possession of a controlled substance, namely fentanyl
Possession of a firearm without holding a licence
Possession of a loaded regulated firearm
Unsafe storage of a firearm
Failure to comply with a release order 

Chelsie Gerard, 37, is charged with the following:
Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, namely fentanyl 
Possession of a firearm without holding a licence
Possession of a loaded regulated firearm
Unsafe storage of a firearm

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Windsor Police Service DIGS Unit at 519-255-6700, ext. 4361. They can also contact Windsor & Essex County Crime Stoppers anonymously at 519-258-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.catchcrooks.com

If you or someone you know is an affected person in need of support, please call Victim Services Windsor Essex County at 519-723-2711 or the Victim Assistance Unit at Windsor Police at 519-255-6700, ext. 4879.


 
For further information:
Contact the WPS Corporate Communication Unit's Public Information Officer at (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462.

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Constable Bianca Jackson
Corporate Communications Unit
Windsor Police Service - Headquarters
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Office: (519) 255-6700 ext. 4462



 
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