On January 10, 2022, 8 District Grimsby uniform officers responded to a possible theft in progress at Shoppers Drug on St. Andrews Avenue in Grimsby.
Officers attended the scene, located the suspects, and placed them under arrest. A search of one of the suspects and her car recovered stolen property as well as a quantity of illegal drugs. The drugs are suspected to be Fentanyl, Crystal Methamphetamine, prescription narcotics and Cocaine. The estimated street value of the drugs seized is $22,000. Officers also seized $730 as suspected proceeds of crime.
Lukas LATKA (29 years) of Grimsby has been arrested and charged with the offence of:
Theft Under $5000
Lynn MARCOUX (52 years) of Welland, has been arrested and charged with the following offences:
Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (4 Counts) Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime.
LATKA was released on scene with a Promise to Appear and a future court date. MARCOUX was held in custody and attended a video bail hearing on January 11, 2021, at the Robert S. K. Welch Courthouse in St. Catharines. She was released from custody at that time, with a future court date of February 17, 2022.
Anyone who may have information about this incident are asked to contact the 8 District officers at 905-688-4111, extension 1025400.