COMBINED FORCES ORGANIZED CRIME UNIT CHARGES THUNDER BAY MAN WITH DRUG OFFENCES Print

Originating Service: Thunder Bay Police Service – Intelligence Unit

Date of Release: March 4, 2013

The Combined Forces Organized Crime Unit consists of members from The Thunder Bay Police Service, The O.P.P. - Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, The R.C.M.P., The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service and The Anishinabek Police Service.

Incident # P13029502

On March 1, 2013 Drug Unit officers assisted by officers of the Thunder Bay Police Guns and Gang Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant on a residence in the 200 block of West Frederica Street Thunder Bay.

Search of the residence resulted in the seizure of approximately $6,200.00 in Canadian currency, as well as approximately 27 Oxycodone tablets, 4 Morphine pills, 5 Hydro morphine pills, and 13 Ritalin pills. Street value of drugs seized is $4,092.00.

A 54 year old male resident was arrested and charged with:

Possession of Morphine for the Purpose of Trafficking

  • Possession of Hydro morphine for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Oxycodone for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Ritalin for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime exceeding $5000.00

The male was released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in Thunder Bay court on March 28, 2013.

For Further Information Contact:

Name: Staff Sergeant Murray Brown

Phone Number: 807-684-1314