Police Arrest Five People in Drug Bust

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Police with suspect in custody on Dease Street
Police with suspect in custody on Dease Street
Police with suspect in custody on Dease Street
Police with suspect in custody on Dease Street

THUNDER BAY – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police made arrests on Dease Street yesterday afternoon. Several people were taken into custody.

In a statement from Thunder Bay Police, “On October 24, 2018 members of the Thunder Bay Police Service Intelligence Unit with the assistance of the Emergency Tactical Unit executed a search warrant on a residence located on the first block of Dease Street. When police entered the residence a total of eight people were found to be inside, two of which were youths. A small amount of crack cocaine, contaminated paraphernalia indicative of drug trafficking and approximately $10,000 to $15,000 in Canadian currency were seized. Five people were arrested and charged.”

Charges Laid in Dease Street Drug Bust

Yaqub Mohamed, 25 years old of Scarborough Ontario a member of the Crips Street Gang is charged with the following offences:

Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime over $5,000
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Anthony Gillespie, 24 years old of Toronto Ontario is charged with the following offences:

Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime over $5,000
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Lorraine Chief, 51 years old and Jeffrey Pearreault, 45 years old of Thunder Bay is charged with the following offences:

Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime over $5,000
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Walter Baxter, 27 years old of Thunder Bay is charged with the following offences:

Possession of Property Obtained by a Crime over $5,000
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
Breach of Probation

All person appeared in court this morning and were remanded into custody.

None of the charges have been proven in court.

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