Thunder Bay Police Service continue war on Drugs with more arrests

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NNLCRIMEbeatTHUNDER BAY – CRIMEBEAT – The war on drugs in Thunder Bay continues with another series of arrests. On April 19 & 20, officers from the Thunder Bay Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) and Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) executed five Search Warrants in Pickle Lake resulting in 4 individuals being charged for offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code of Canada.

Items seized are 564 oxycodone pills, $7,934.00 in cash, drug paraphernalia and firearms.

Charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and Criminal Code of Canada are:

James Marino (63 years old)
Trafficking oxycodone, a Controlled Substance, (2 counts), CDSA.
Trafficking cocaine, a Controlled Substance, (1 count), CDSA.
Possession of proceeds of crime exceeding $5,000.00, (3 counts), Criminal Code of Canada.
Possession of stolen property under $5,000.00, Criminal Code of Canada.
Unlawful storage of firearms, (3 counts), Criminal Code of Canada.
Breach of Recognizance, (1 count), Criminal Code of Canada.

David Lockwood (72 years old)
Possession of oxycodone, a Controlled Substance for the Purpose Trafficking, CDSA.
Possession of oxycodone, a Controlled Substance, CDSA.
Possession of proceeds of crime exceeding $5,000.00, Criminal Code of Canada.

Ida Crane (50 year old)
Possession of oxycodone, a Controlled Substance for the Purpose Trafficking, CDSA.
Possession of oxycodone, a Controlled Substance, CDSA.
Possession of proceeds of crime not exceeding $5,000.00, Criminal Code of Canada.

Albert Shingebis (22 years old)
Trafficking oxycodone, a Controlled Substance, (2 counts), CDSA.
Trafficking cocaine, a Controlled Substance, CDSA.

TBPS state, “This investigation is another example of policing partners sharing resources, expertise and intelligence to apprehend persons allegedly involved in criminal activity. The positive results of this investigation show how partnerships between law enforcement agencies can work to advance public safety to fight crime and keep our communities safe”.

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