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$15,000 in drugs seized in Cassells St. raid

During a two-month-long investigation, the Street Crime Unit of the North Bay Police Service, gathered intelligence in relation to a North Bay man, who was dealing drugs from a residence on Cassells Street
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Methamphetamine pills. File photo.

Police say a 53-year-old North Bay man was arrested, and more than $15,000 in drugs seized Tuesday after an investigation by the North Bay Police Service’s Street Crime Unit.

During a two-month-long investigation, police gathered intelligence on the man, who was dealing drugs from a residence on Cassells Street.

On April 16 officers obtained a search warrant for the house, and at 5 pm saw a suspect leave the residence in a vehicle.  He was arrested a short time later and taken to police headquarters where he was searched and processed.

The search warrant was later executed at the Cassells Street residence.

Police seized:

  • $1,175 cash
  • 84.3 grams of Psilocybin mushrooms
  • 395 methamphetamine pills
  • 85.5 Percocet pills
  • 13 Oxycodone 20 mg pills
  • 14 Oxycodone 40 mg pills
  • 27 Oxycodone 60 mg pills
  • 7 Codeine pills
  • 155.2 grams of crystal meth
  • 7 Hydromorphone 100 mg pills
  • 17 Hydromorphone 3 mg pills
  • 32.9 grams of cocaine
  • 1.3 grams of crack cocaine

The total street value of the drugs and cash seized was approximately $16,900.

James Daniel Cameron, 53, is charged with:

  • Possession of proceeds obtained by crime under $5,000
  • Six counts of possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule 3 substance for the purpose of trafficking

Cameron was held in custody for a bail hearing