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Trespassing call leads to drug charges

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On Oct. 12, 2017, officers with the Patrol Services Division of the Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 27-year-old Michael Gingras of Mission Road for possession of a controlled substance.

It is alleged that just after 11 a.m., the accused was found trespassing at a residence in the 500 block of Cathcart Street. Police were contacted and the accused was taken into custody. Once in custody, officers located a small amount of methamphetamine and a small amount of cocaine in the possession of the accused.

He has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of breach of probation and one count of breach of recognizance. He will appear in court on Nov. 20, 2017.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers' website or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637.