Toronto Man Mohamed Abdi Arrested for Drug Trafficking in Thompson Manitoba

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Thompson MB – News – On May 9, 2022, at approximately 1:10 am, a RCMP officer was stopped at a business on Thompson Drive South, in Thompson, when he observed a known male who had an outstanding warrant for his arrest.

When the officer attempted to arrest the male, the suspect fled on foot. Officers pursued the male and a physical altercation occurred.

Officers gained control of the suspect, and he was arrested.

During the altercation one of the officers suffered a stab wound from a knife that was inside the suspect’s pocket.

The suspect was also found to be in possession of approximately 240 grams of cocaine.

The injured officer was taken to hospital, treated and released.

The male suspect was transported to Thompson RCMP detachment. While at the detachment, the male went into medical distress and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) were called.

While they were en route, the male collapsed.

Officers performed CPR and first aid until EMS arrived.

The male was transported to hospital, treated and released.

Mohamed Abdi, 29, of Toronto has been charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Fail to Comply X6
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Resisting Arrest

Mohamed Abdi was remanded into custody.

… In Thunder Bay, many people are concerned over the number of suspected drug dealers from the Greater Toronto Area, and Southern Ontario who have come to this city to ply their often deadly trade. The number of drug overdoses and deaths from drug overdoses continues to rise.

As this article shows, it is not just Thunder Bay, as these GTA drug dealers have been arrested in Kenora, Dryden, and Winnipeg and now Thompson.