Crack Cocaine Seized in Thunder Bay Bust

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Thunder Bay PoliceThunder Bay Police Drug Unit Grabs $50k in Drugs

THUNDER BAY – Crime – Thunder Bay Police are reporting on a drug bust that happened in the city on November 25th. Through November 2013 the Thunder Bay Police Drug Enforcement Unit investigators started an investigation into a male suspect who police suspected was trafficking in crack cocaine, and fentanyl powder in Thunder Bay.

On November 25, 2013 police officers arrested the suspect at a north end shopping mall.

Officers then executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant on a hotel room on the north side of the city.

During that raid police were able to seize approximately 140 grams of crack cocaine, 3.5 grams of powder cocaine and 11 grams of suspected fentanyl powder. Also seized was approximately $575 in Canadian currency and $100 in American currency. Total street value of all drugs seized is estimated by authorities at approximately $50,000.

Those drugs as a result of this investigation have been removed from the streets of the city.

Todd Sangollo Faces Charges

Todd Sangollo a forty-four year old male who is a resident of Montréal Québec was arrested and is now facing criminal charges of;

  1. Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking s. 5(2) CDSA;
  2. Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking s. 5(2) CDSA
  3. Trafficking in Fentanyl s. 5(1) CDSA
  4. Production of Crack Cocaine s. 7 CDSA
  5. Proceeds of Crime not exceeding $5,000.00 s. 354(1)(A) CCC
  6. Resist Arrest s. 129(A) CCC

Sangollo was held in custody and made a court appearance on November 26, 2013. He has been remanded into custody, and will make a court appearance on November 29, 2013.

Thunder Bay Police advise that their investigation remains ongoing.

The Thunder Bay Drug Enforcement Unit consists of members from The Thunder Bay Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police – Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.

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