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Police release more information on recent drug bust

Police have released names of six individuals arrested during Tuesday's Bloem Street drug bust
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drug bust 1 2016

 The North Bay Police have released more information relating to the Bloem Street drug bust which took place early on Tuesday morning.   

That morning North Bay Police Street Crime Unit and the Emergency Response Team conducted a search warrant.  

As part of the investigation six individuals have been arrested at the scene of the warrant and are currently in custody in regards to drug-related offences. 

A quantity of illicit drugs, Canadian currency and a prohibited weapon have been seized. 

The following items were seized at the location of the search warrant; 

  • 123 grams of cocaine,
  • 11 grams of crystal methamphetamine,
  • 28 morphine pills,
  • 13 Percocet pills,
  • 3 suboxone pills and
  • $2400 in Canadian Currency.  

The street value of the drugs seized is $18,833.

As a result of the investigation police had arrested six individuals at the location. Investigators have charged; 

Ashley Dufresne, a 36 year old female of North Bay, with; 

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in crystal methamphetamine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in morphine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Percocet; and
  • One count of Possession of a Schedule I Substance (Suboxone).

 Tayshaun Kolevski, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with; 

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon;
  • One count of Fail to Comply with Recognizance; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime 

Vincent Reid, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with;

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • Three counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime 

Naveen Lotfi, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with; 

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession of Prohibited Weapon; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

All four individuals charged were held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse. The two other individuals that had been arrested were released unconditionally.




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