THUNDER BAY – Another drug arrest in Thunder Bay that has resulted in the seizure of what the Thunder Bay Police say is $65,000 in street-value of illegal cannabis and the arrest of a 62-year-old man.
In a statement to media, TBPS says this is part of an ongoing investigation into illicit marijuana sales.
The Thunder Bay Police executed a search warrant on Wednesday Wednesday, May 13, 2020, around noon.
Police officers with the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant at a residential address in the 2000-block of Lynda Avenue.
The sixty-two-year-old suspect was arrested at the scene without incident.
During their search, police officers also located a quantity of Canadian and American currency. The total value of currency seized is not yet available but is believed to substantially exceed $5,000.
A 62-year-old Thunder Bay man is charged with:
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Sale of Cannabis to an Individual 18 years or older
• Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling
• Possess, Produce, Sell, Distribute or Import with Intent to use to Produce Cannabis for Illicit Sale
The accused was released with conditions and a future appearance date. None of the charges have been proven in court.