Hamilton Man Arrested For Bail Violations

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THUNDER BAY – CRIME – The Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit arrested and charged a Hamilton man on Dec. 18, 2018, following an investigation into bail violations.

The accused was previously charged with drug-related offences in June of 2018 and was released with conditions at that time.

Adrian PUENTES-REED appeared in court on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, where he was formally charged with Failing to Comply with Condition Recognizance. He was remanded into custody with a future court date of January 10, 2019.

Related Media Release from Thunder Bay Police
June 18, 2018: P18045505

Search Warrant Execution Results in Large Seizure

The TBPS responded to call for service at a residence in the 100 block of Ruttan Street just before noon on June 15, 2018.

The responding patrol officers observed a handgun, suspected drugs and cash in the residence. An immediate search of the residence resulted in the arrest of two males. The residence was secured awaiting a search warrant to seize the items located within the residence.

Members of the TBPS Intelligence Unit executed the search warrant on the residence at 8:30 p.m. on June 15, 2018. A large quantity of Oxycodone pills, Hydromorph pills, Marihuana and Cocaine were located along with a large sum of Canadian Currency and handguns with ammunition.

Kalid Yousef, 26 years old of Edmonton, Alberta and Adrian Myles Puentes-Reed, 25 years old of Hamilton, Ontario have each been charges with:
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000
• Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x4
• Careless Storage of a Firearm x4
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x4
• Possession a Prohibited Weapon