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TIMMINS POLICE EXECUTE ARREST WARRANT – LOCATE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES – LAY CHARGE AGAINST LOCAL MAN

The Timmins Police Service arrested a local resident on the strength of an Arrest Warrant that was executed yesterday (April 21st) at the scene of a “suspicious person” incident.

While attending at a call for service involving a man acting erratically near the intersection of Kirby Avenue and Birch Street, 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 methamphetamine was located on the man’s person as he was searched incident to arrest.

As a result, Robert VAN ALSTINE, 42, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

He is further charged with a single count of:

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

He remains in police custody awaiting a bail hearing slated for today at Provincial Court in Timmins to answer to charge laid against him.

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