The Timmins Police Service has charged a local man with a drug related charge under the Controlled Drug and Substances Act stemming from an occurrence yesterday morning (02 April)

A Timmins Police Service officer, acting on information received, attended at an Algonquin Blvd apartment building and located a male person who is believed to be “wanted” by the police in relation to a series of recent break-ins in Timmins for which he is allegedly responsible.

The male person attempted to flee from the police but was apprehended by the Timmins Police Service.

The identity of the suspect, and the validity of the existing arrest warrant, were confirmed and the man was taken into police custody.

As the result of a cursory search of his person, a quantity of methamphetamines was located and seized as evidence.

As a result of the incident, Gordon HASSARD, 28, of Timmins, has been charged with:

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


The accused remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for this morning at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to the charge laid against him and to address the outstanding matters resulting in the issuance of the original arrest warrant.