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Too Hot to Handle making Cannabis oil

Too Hot to Handle making Cannabis oil

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SUDBURY, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  January 17, 2022 (LSNews)   Kaitlyn Dunn, Corporate Communications Coordinator, Greater Sudbury Police Service, shortly after 4:30 p.m. on January 10, 2022, we received a call from City of Greater Fire Services as Firefighters were on the scene of a kitchen fire inside one of the units at the Richard Lake Motel.

During the initial investigation, Officers and Firefighters found evidence that the occupant was using a butane stove within the Motel room when an explosion took place blowing out the window of the room. The occupant was transported to hospital by City of Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services with serious, but non-life threatening injuries. 

Officers found additional evidence that the occupant was attempting to make Cannabis oil at the time of the explosion. 

The Motel suffered approximately $3,500 in damages as a result of the explosion.

Members of our Drug Enforcement Unit with assistance of the Ontario Fire Marshall's Office executed a Criminal Code Search Warrant on the room and recovered butane, an induction hot plate, as well as, 22 vials of hash oil with a street value of $708, 61.51g of hash with street value of $1,230 and 217.81g of Cannabis with a street value of $2,178.  The total value of drugs seized was $4,116.00.

On January 12, 2022, the 51 year old man was arrested and charged with the following offences in relation to the incident:

  • Arson - Disregard for Human Life.
  • Alter the Chemical or Physical Properties of Cannabis by the use of an Organic Solvent.
  • Possession for the Purpose of Distribution

He was released on an Undertaking with a Court date of March 23, 2022. His name cannot be released as the information has not yet been sworn to through the Court process.

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Murders Thunder Bay vs other Ontario Cities

Thunder Bay maintained its title as the murder capital of Canada in 2018,  For the third consecutive year - and the fourth time in the last five years

 It has been announced again that Thunder Bay is the Murder Capital of Canada for 2018 in Canada for CMAs with populations between 100,000 to less than 500,000 people

Thunder Bay had the highest rate in that category with 6.38 homicides per 100,000.
Barrie with zero
St. Catharines–Niagara  Region with 0.42


Thunder Bay has the highest Opiod death Rate in Ontario

Path 525 Thunder Bay Drug Injection Site  Lake Superior NewsIn 2018, 44 people died of opioid overdose in Thunder Bay.

It’s made Thunder Bay the highest per capita opioid death rate in Ontario.

The 44 deaths were a 40 per cent increase from 2017, a year in which Thunder Bay also held the highest provincial rate.

Between July 2017 and June 2018, nearly 3,900 naloxone kits were handed out by the Thunder Bay District Health Unit and local pharmacies, 



Thunder Bay is that the homicide rate for 2017 is down from 2016 when it stood at 6.62 per 100,000

Greater Sudbury's murder rate is  remains one of the lowest in Canada. murder rate was 0.61 per 100,000 people

Thunder Bay as the only Legal Injeciton site in Northern Ontario 

Murders by Ward 2019

  • Homicide #1  Leo Chiodo  Westfort Ward 108th Avenue Mission Island 
  • Homicide #2  Tanya Andy  McIntrye Ward Behind Landmark Inn
  • Homicide #3  Claude Justin KISHIQUEB Current River Ward Cumberland Street
  • Homicide #4  Robenson St Jean McIntrye Ward Hilldale and Melbourne
  • Homicide #5  Andrew Ayre McKellar Ward,  Victoria Ave East
  • Homicide #6  Nazareth Andrew KWANDIBENS Current River Ward  Arundel Street

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