Thunder Bay – NEWS – Thunder Bay Police arrested Devante Jamar COOPER a 22-year-od Toronto man following an investigation into a suspected home takeover Thursday morning.
Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Community Oriented Response (COR) Unit were dispatched to a residential address in the 100 block of Picton Avenue just before 9 am EDT on Thursday, April 29 to assist with the welfare check of the residents living there.
When officers entered the home, they located a male inside who was not a tenant of the residence.
Police also located a quantity of suspected fentanyl, a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.
A 22-year-old Toronto man was arrested and transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.
Devante Jamar COOPER, 22, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Breach of Probation
Devante Jamar COOPER appeared in bail court on Friday, April 30, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.
All accused are considered innocent until proven guilty.