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TIMMINS POLICE – DRUG ENFORCEMENT SECTION EXECUTE SIMULTANEOUS CDSA SEARCH WARRANTS

The Timmins Police Service has arrested and charged a total of 7 persons with a number of Criminal Code and Drug Possession offences stemming from the execution of two Search Warrants: one at a Kirby residence and the other at a Joseph Street address yesterday morning.

Based on an ongoing drug investigation conducted by the Drug Enforcement Section of the Timmins Police Service while working in conjunction with platoon officers, the OPP and the Timmins Police ERT team, two search warrants were executed allowing entry into the separate residences.

As a result of the Search Warrant executed at the Joseph Street address, along with a .22 cal handgun, the following exhibits were seized as evidence by the Timmins Police Service:

•         Crack Cocaine 33.6g

•         Cocaine 233.7g

•         Crystal Methamphetamine 163.5g

•         Methamphetamine Tablets – estimated at 11,069 tablets

•         Purp (Fentanyl/ Heroin) 70g

•         Blue (Fentanyl/ Heroin )10.4g

•         Green (Fentanyl/ Heroin) 8.5g

•         Psilocybin 38.5g

•         Percocet 40 Tablets

•         A large quantity of suspected counterfeit pills along with other unknown prescription pills

•         Canadian Currency estimated to be over $5000

The total street value of all drugs seized is estimated to be $151,765

As a result of the incident, Stephanie Rose FARROW, 36, Stephane IAHTAIL, 23, and Elliot Jack SULLIVAN, 39, all of Timmins, have been arrested and charged respectively with:

– 5 counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted of Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– 3 counts of Careless Storage of a Firearm contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

– 2 counts of Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of a Restricted or Prohibited Weapon contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

IAHTAIL stands charged with additional counts of:

–       Personation With Intent to Mislead contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

–       3 counts of  Fail to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

They remain in police custody at present awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against them.

As a result of the Search Warrant executed at the Kirby Street address, the following exhibits were seized as evidence by the Timmins Police Service:

•         14.9 grams of green Fentanyl.

•         Three bundles of Canadian currency.  These exhibits are still being processed however it is believed to be under $5000

The total street value of the Fentanyl seized as evidence is approximately $8940.

As a result of the incident, Gevanne MILES, 26, of Windsor, and Daniel GYAN, 25, of Richmond Hill have been arrested and charged respectively with:

– Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act

– Possession of Property Obtained by Crime contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

GYAN stands charged with two additional counts of Fail to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

Additionally, Steven FLEMING, 30, of Timmins, and Roxanne LEBEL, 50, were arrested at the scene as both are wanted persons pursuant to respective Arrest Warrants stemming from their criminal involvement in previous and unrelated incidents.

FLEMING stands charged with an additional count of Fail to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

They (GYAN, MILES, FLEMING) remain in police custody at present awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charges laid against them.

LEBEL remains in police custody at present awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to have her Arrest Warrant matter addressed.