LARGE MARIJUANA SEIZURE Print

(Thunder Bay)  On September 17, 2010, members of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service assisted by members in the Combined Forces Organized Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drug and Substances Act search warrant at a residence near Thunder Bay. 

Officers seized three-hundred seventy-one grams (371g) of Cannabis Resin, one-hundred forty-five grams (145g) of Marijuana, one Marijuana plant and nine-hundred eighty dollars ($980.00) in Canadian currency.  The street value of the drugs seized is approximately twelve thousand dollars ($12,000.00).

Sixty-six (66) year old Doug THOMPSON and sixty-three (63) year old Audrey THOMPSON of Lybster Township are both charged with Production of Marijuana, Possession of Cannabis Marijuana for the Purpose of Trafficking, and Possession of Cannabis Resin for the Purpose of Trafficking.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George
Media Relations- Phone 807-623-2161- Ext.234
Nishnawbe -Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario