2017-10-11

RCMP target drugs in major bust



A major RCMP investigation in Lunenburg County has led to 11 arrests and multiple charges.

The three-month investigation, dubbed Operation Halse and led by Lunenburg District RCMP with the assistance of Bridgewater Town Police, targeted individuals involved in the trafficking of cocaine and prescription pills in Lunenburg County.

Over the course of the investigation there were approximately 25 officers involved in an operation that began due to concerns in the community about these drugs.

"The success of this operation is a result of the great work and collaboration by those involved," RCMP Staff Sergeant Stephen MacQueen, District Commander of Lunenburg County District, said in a news release..

"These drugs result in more violence and crime on our streets and they can also result in fatal overdoses. By disrupting the drug traffickers, we're preventing these drugs from reaching our community."

The following people were charged:

Ryan Matthew Collicut, 25, of Western Shore:

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine) x 3

Gregory Levy, 58, of New Ross:

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine) x 2

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (hydromorphone)

Kelly Lynn Louise Dodge-Reeves, 45, of New Ross:

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (hydromorphone)

Deanne Georgina Oleshko, 26, of Martins River:

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)

Jeremy Richard Jollymore, 30, of Chester Basin:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)

Autumn Dawn Roy, 25, of Middlewood:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)

Michael Rene Saleem Kelley, 27, of Martins River:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)

· Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

Kandice Darlene Regan, 31, of Bridgewater:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)

· Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose

· Failing to Comply with Release Conditions x 4

Jacob Daniel Earl, 27, of Hacketts Cove:

· Possession of a Controlled Substance (cocaine)

Timothy Charles MacKenzie, 28, of Hammonds Plains has plead guilty to the following and was sentenced.

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)

Glen Franklin Mansfield, 49, of Harmony, Queens County:

· Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (marihuana)

· Failing to Comply with a Recognizance x 2

Those charged will appear in court on the following dates:

Jeremy Richard Jollymore is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 11, 2017. Glen Franklin Mansfield is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 20, 2017. Deanne Georgina Oleshko is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on October 25, 2017. Ryan Matthew Collict, Gregory Levy and Kelly Lynn Louise Dodge-Reeves are scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on November 1, 2017. Jacob Daniel Earl is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on November 15, 2017. Autumn Dawn Roy and Michael Rene Saleem Kelley are scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on February 13, 2018. Kandice Darlene Regan is scheduled to appear in Bridgewater Provincial Court on March 6, 2018. Timothy Charles MacKenzie has been sentenced to 42 months.

The investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are expected.

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