Social Links Search User Login Menu
Tools
Close
Close

Sudden Death | Thunder Bay 2019

Seize drugs, arrest and charge five

Seize drugs, arrest and charge five

McKellar Ward TBPS and NAPS

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO January 30, 2020 - 14:45 (LSN)  Police Media Release States:  Police have arrested and charged five, including two Toronto-area residents, and seized a quantity of drugs following the search of a southside home.

A search warrant was obtained for a residential address in the 100 block of Marks Street South following an ongoing investigation by members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit, the OPP, and the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service into drug trafficking activity.

Officers attended the residence to execute the search warrant at about 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29.

When officers entered the home they immediately located multiple suspects and a quantity of suspected crack cocaine.

As a result of their search, police located a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, pills suspected to be oxycodone, a small quantity of crystal Methamphetamine, more than $16,000 in cash and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

Guled YUSUF, 27, of Mississauga, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance
• Obstruct Peace Officer

Ezrah Wildred BUENAFLOR, 21, of Toronto, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance

Anthony Joshua DAVIDSON, 34, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance

Sarah Margaret Lynn DECORTE, 38, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance

Laura Lee Cordoni, 39, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:

• Possession of Crystal Methamphetamine

All five appeared in bail court Thursday, Jan. 30 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.

 

-30-

Print

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

Follow LSN on Twitter

Latest News

No content

A problem occurred while loading content.

Previous Next
Back To Top