The Timmins Police Service arrested a local resident on the strength of an Arrest Warrant which was executed at a Maple South address yesterday evening.

While responding to an “unwanted person” call for service at a Maple Street South residence, a Timmins Police Service 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.

A quantity of Fentanyl was found on the arrested person while being searched incident to arrest.

As a result, Steed GAGNON, 43, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

He has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act
  • Fail to Comply with Release Order contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada

He remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to all charges including the charge resulting in the Arrest Warrant being issued.