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TIMMINS POLICE EXECUTE ARREST WARRANTS

The Timmins Police Service arrested 3 local residents on the strength of respective Arrest Warrants which were executed at the scene of 3 separate incidents that occurred over the weekend.

During the late afternoon hours of Friday, May 13th, while completing crime abatement patrols, a Timmins Police officer recognized a pedestrian on Pine Street North as being a “wanted person” named in a current Arrest Warrant held by the Timmins Police.

Once the validity of the warrant was confirmed, the subject was taken into police custody.

As a result, Paul LYONS, 38, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

He was released from police custody at a bail hearing held the following day at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins but is compelled to re-attend court on May 19th to answer to charges resulting in the Arrest Warrant being issued.

In a separate incident that occurred during the afternoon hours of Saturday, May 14th, while completing crime abatement patrols, a Timmins Police officer recognized a person at a Fifth Avenue address as being a “wanted person” named in a current Arrest Warrant held by the Timmins Police.

Once the validity of the warrant was confirmed, the subject was arrested by the Timmins Police Service.

As a result, James TOMAGATICK, 54, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

He was released from police custody at a bail hearing held the following day at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins but is compelled to re-attend court on June 15th to answer to charges resulting in the Arrest Warrant being issued.

Lastly, the Timmins Police responded to a trespassing complaint during the late afternoon hours of Sunday, May 15th at an Algonquin Blvd address.

The responding Timmins Police officer recognized the subject of the complaint as being a “wanted person” named in a current Arrest Warrant held by the Timmins Police.

Once the validity of the warrant was confirmed, the subject was arrested by the Timmins Police Service.

As a result, Megan SMOKEYDAY, 29, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

She remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at the Ontario Court of Justice in Timmins to answer to charges resulting in the Arrest Warrant being issued.