Two Arrested for Trafficking

Posted on Wednesday June 13, 2018

On June 12th, 2018 officers with the Drug Unit and Crime Suppression Unit of The Sault Ste. Marie Police Service arrested 56 year old Lawrence Steinburg and 54 year old Kelly Keller of Pine Street for trafficking a controlled substance.

 

It is alleged that on June 12th, 2018 the accused Mr. Steinburg provide money to Ms. Keller in exchange for an amount of cocaine.  Officers observed this transaction and arrested both individuals shortly after. 

 

Ms. Keller was found to be in possession of Canadian currency and 1.26 grams of a substance believed to be Crack Cocaine that was packaged into 6 individual baggies.  Mr. Steinburg was found to be in possession of 1.2 grams of a substance believed to be Crack Cocaine and 1.2grams of a substance believed to be Heroin.

 

Ms. Keller has been charged with 2 counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.  Mr. Steinburg has been charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of breach of probation.  They were both held for bail court.

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Contact information:
Sault Ste. Marie Police Service, 580 Second Line East, Sault Ste. Marie ON P6B 4K1. (705) 949-6300 or info@ssmps.org

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