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Thursday, September 21, 2017

The following are news releases issued by the North Bay Police Service:

Project Fastball

The North Bay Police Service Street Crime Unit in conjunction with the Toronto Police Service Major Drug Section conducted an investigation into the drug trafficking of cocaine along the Hwy 11 corridor. Upon completion of this investigation a total of 5 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrants on residences in North Bay as well in Toronto were conducted. From these warrants the following items were seized:

-4 ounces of Crystal Methamphetamine
-1 ounce of Fentanyl powder
-981 grams of cocaine
-1.5 pounds of marijuana
-51 000 in Canadian currency.
-9mm handgun
-2 vehicles
-approximately 5 thousand dollars’ worth of stolen property recovered

Paul Philion, age 35, of North Bay with:
Two counts of Trafficking in a controlled substance;
One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking;
Two counts of Breach of Probation.
One count of Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon
Possession of Stolen Property

Rory Persaud, age 30, of Toronto with:
Possession of a Restricted Weapon
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking

Donald Killingsworth, age 38, of North Bay with:
One count of Trafficking in a controlled substance;

Ashley Aro, age 32, of North Bay with:
One count of Trafficking in a controlled substance;

Theft incidents

Sometime overnight culprits entered a vehicle on Aberdeen Avenue and took money and knives. The same vehicle was entered last week and money stolen.

Sometime overnight culprits stole a black scooter from the front yard on Mercer Drive.

Sometime overnight culprits entered a vehicle on the 1000 block of Galt Street and stole a backpack, passport and clothing.

Electric scooter safety

The public is reminded that electric scooters are to follow the same rules of the road as a bicycle, riding on the road as close to the right as possible. Vehicle must keep one meter distance when overtaking a bicycle or scooter.

Complaints are being received of scooters riding in the center lane instead of the curb lane. Failing to keep right is an $85 fine and a $20 victim of crime surcharge

 



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