Police Charge Juvonte HYLTON and Nelowfer WALIZADEH in Drug-Trafficking Raid

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Thunder Bay – The battle on illegal drugs in Thunder Bay continue. On Tuesday, Thunder Bay Police arrested two people from the Greater Toronto Area following an investigation into a suspected home takeover and drug-trafficking activity.

Officers were dispatched to a residential address in the 100 block of Simpson Street just before noon on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 following reports of possible drug-trafficking activity.

When police arrived, they entered the home and learned that there were two GTA residents were inside and connected to suspected drug trafficking.

Police located and seized cash believed to have been obtained via drug trafficking and a quantity of suspected fentanyl.

Both suspects were arrested and transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Avenue.

During the arrest, TBPS state that “One suspect attempted to provide police with a false identity. Further investigation revealed the accused individual’s actual identity”.

Police also learned the accused was in violation of a court order to remain at an address in the GTA.

Juvonte HYLTON, 24, of Brampton, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking

Nelowfer WALIZADEH, 22, of Mississauga, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Failure to Comply with a Judicial Release

Both appeared in bail court on Wednesday, February 10, 2021, and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.

All accused are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.