On Wednesday December 23rd, 2020 at approximately 8:35 p.m., a male was assaulted while in the parking lot of the Metro Supermarket located at 70 King William St., Huntsville. Officers from the Huntsville Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) located and arrested a 39-year-old male, Abel Merrick, for the assault and at the time of the arrest Merrick was found to be in possession of substances believed to be fentanyl.
Abel Merrick a male from Dwight Ontario has been charged with the following:
– Assault level 1 contrary to section 266 of the Criminal Code.
-Possession of a Schedule 1 substance-opioid contrary to section 4(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.
Merrick was released and will be appearing in the Ontario Court of Justice, Huntsville Ontario, on February 3rd, 2021 to answer to his charges.
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