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Recent warrant executions lead to opiate seizures, drug charges

On March 20, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m., officers from the Timmins Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit, with assistance from patrol officers, executed a search warrant at a residence in Timmins.

As a result, police seized a number of Fentanyl strips, as well as Morphine tablets. The estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $340. Police also seized over $800 in Canadian Currency.

Two Timmins residents are facing charges as a result of the investigation.

Jeffrey HOOKIMAW, 35, of Timmins faces a charge of:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking

Shelley OKIMAW, 35, of Timmins faces charges of:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance; and
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000.

Both individuals were released on Promises to Appear in court.

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On March 21, 2018, police executed a search warrant at a residence in Timmins as a result of a separate investigation. As a result, police seized several Fentanyl patches and Morphine tablets, as well as Canadian currency. The value of the drugs and currency seized is approximately $29,300.

Two individuals are facing charges as a result of the investigation.

Rylee BLANCHARD, 30, of Timmins faces charges of:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance; and
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000

Amir ABDELRAHMAN, 54, of Toronto faces charges of:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance; and
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5000.

Both individuals were held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for March 22, 2018 in the Ontario Court of Justice.