Police seize $1.2 million in Thunder Bay search Print
OPP News Release

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Ontario Provincial Police; Thunder Bay Police Service; Royal Canadian Mounted Police; Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service joint investigation.

Thunder Bay - Members of the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau with the assistance from the OPP Northwest Region, Thunder Bay Police Service, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service executed a search warrant on a residence located on Mapleward Road.

Police searched the home, property and outbuildings and located 120 grams of cocaine, 50 ecstasy tablets, 454 grams of marihuana and 2 grams of cannabis resin with a total estimated street value of $22,000.

In addition, approximately $1,200,000.00 dollars was discovered inside a buried container. The cash and a prohibited weapon were seized by police.

Charged are:

Marcel BRETON age 44 of Thunder Bay
3 Counts- Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000.00
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

Joseph TIMMERMANS age 24 of Thunder Bay
3 Counts- Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000.00
Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon

Both men are being held in custody pending a bail hearing.
The investigation is continuing.