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Two Arrested Following Home Takeover Investigation

By Adam Riley Nov 24, 2022 | 9:10 PM

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Thunder Bay Police have once again thwarted a home takeover in the city, this time at a Pearl Street apartment this week, arresting two teens from Toronto in the process.

Officers were dispatched to the home for a welfare check shortly after 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, when they arrived they located the suspects.  One attempted to hide while the other tried to barricade themselves in a room. Both were quickly arrested without further incident.

A quantity of Oxycodone pills, crack cocaine, cash and drug trafficking equipment was seized as a result of the investigation.

The two accused, aged 18 and 17 respectively, have both been charged with the following:

• Possession of Oxycodone for the Purpose of Trafficking • Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 • Obstruct Peace Officer • Being Unlawfully in a Dwelling

Both appeared in court Thursday and have been remanded into custody.



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