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TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES

TRAFFIC STOP RESULTS IN DRUG TRAFFICKING CHARGES

GERALDTON, ONTARIO  ~~~~~  January 20, 2022  (LSNews)  Constable Brian Frost of Geraldton, OPP reported on January 18, 2022, members of the Greenstone Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) along with the Greenstone OPP Community Street Crimes Unit (CSCU), the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) and Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) Drug Enforcement Unit, conducted a traffic stop on Highway 11 west of the Town of Geraldton as a result of ongoing drug trafficking investigations in the community.

The traffic stop led to the arrest of the driver and three other occupants of the motor vehicle. Police seized a quantity of drugs including cocaine, crack cocaine, fentanyl and other items consistent with the trafficking of drugs. The drugs have an estimated street value of approximately $12,000.

Alyssa OKEESE, 26 years-old of Geraldton, ON has been charged with:

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Trisha WABASON, 33 years-old of Beardmore, ON has been charged with:

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Amanda CLARKE, 25 years-old of Beardmore, ON has been charged with:

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Melena TAYLOR, 19 years-old of Kitchener, ON has been charged with:

  • Two counts of Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

All four accused were released from custody by way of an Undertaking and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in Geraldton, Ontario on March 31, 2022 to answer to the charges.

 

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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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