Over the Civic holiday weekend, Timmins Police Service officers responded to more than 320 calls for service. Several incidents resulted in criminal charges being laid.
On August 4 at approximately 12:00 a.m., a police officer on general patrol spoke to an individual in the area of Hersey Lake in Timmins. Information received by police indicated that the male was bound by a Recognizance, with a conditions including to remain in his residence at all times and not possess unlawful drugs. The accused was arrested, and upon conducting a routine search, was found to be in possession of a controlled substance.
As a result of this incident, Dustin DONIVAN, 28, of Timmins was charged with Breach of Recognizance (x2) and Possession of a Schedule II substance. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing, and was subsequently released on a Recognizance of Bail with a future court date of August 29, 2017.
On August 6, at approximately 6:30 p.m. an officer on general patrol observed an individual who he recognized as being bound by a Recognizance of Bail. Upon further investigation, the accused was found to be bound by conditions to remain in his residence at all times. As a result of this incident, Pharoah TOOKATE, 33, of Timmins was arrested and charged with Breach of Recognizance. He was held in custody pending a bail hearing scheduled for today, August 8, 2017.