Guns and Drugs Seized

Updated: Dec 19, 2019


Date: November 22, 2019 As part of an ongoing investigation members of the Sarnia Police Service Vice Unit conducted surveillance of a suspect that was believed to be selling drugs within the City of Sarnia. The surveillance took place on November 21, 2019. The vehicle that he was in was observed making a number of quick stops where it is believed drug transaction had taken place. At approximately 3:12 PM members of the vice unit conducted a vehicle stop of the suspect vehicle. While approaching the vehicle officers observed the suspect, who was sitting in the front passenger seat, pull what appeared to be a hand gun from his waist band and throw it to the ground inside the vehicle. In total there were four occupants in the vehicle which were all arrested. As a result of a search officers located over half a pound of crack and of cocaine. The total street value of the drugs is approximately $25,000. It was determined that the gun thrown to the ground was an actual 40 calibre semi-automatic hand gun that was loaded. Officers also located a replica hand gun on the driver that was tucked into his waist band. The following individuals face the following charges: 1) Isaiah Norlyn Simmons, 24 years of age, of the Greater Toronto Area, (passenger in the front seat). · Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine). · Ten firearm and weapon related charges. · One count of breach of probation. 2) Justin Alexander Elpani, 24 years of age, of Sarnia, (driver of the motor vehicle). · Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine). · Possession of weapon for a dangerous purpose. · Unauthorized Possession of a weapon. 3) Michelle Anne Poirier, 31 years of age, of Sarnia, (back seat of motor vehicle). · Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine). · Failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking. · Also had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. 4) Adam Joseph Renaud, 45 years of age, of Sarnia, (back seat of vehicle). · Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine). · Fail to comply with undertaking. · Also had three outstanding warrants for his arrest All four accused have been held for a bail hearing sometime today. 


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