Drug Dealers Dropping Like Dominos in Thunder Bay
THUNDER BAY – Thunder Bay Police are knocking down drug dealers like dominos. Today, Drug Enforcement Unit officers arrested a Toronto man following a search of an Academy Drive apartment. A search warrant was executed at 11:00EDT on Tuesday. That effort resulted in the arrest or a suspect, and the seizure of drugs and cash.
The Thunder Bay Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit had been conducting an investigation along with the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service.
The search of the apartment had resulted in the seizure of $1,685.00 in cash and 324 grams of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $97,200.
Twenty-seven year old Desmond Espeut has been charged with:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking CDSA 5(2)
- Proceeds of Crime Under $5,000
- Breach of Probation
Espeut has been remanded into custody with a court date of August 29, 2013.
The Thunder Bay Drug Enforcement Unit consists of members from The Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police – Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.