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Weapon and drug charges laid by NBPS

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Two people from North Bay are facing weapon and drug charges.

On August 11, NBPS officers arrested the pair at a business in the 700-block of Lakeshore Drive.

David Woolley, Corporate Communications Officers, says police found a “significant amount” of controlled substances, as well as drug trafficking equipment.

Approximately 80 grams of suspected cocaine and over 20 suspected Percocet pills were seized (street value approximately $9,838).

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Police also found over $3,600 in cash.

Several weapons were also found including a compound bow and arrow, knives, BB guns, and stun gun.

A 44-year-old was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid (other than heroin)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
  • Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition contrary to Prohibition Order
  • Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court

A 31-year-old was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking – Opioid (other than heroin)
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possession of a prohibited device or ammunition
  • Failure to comply with release order – other than to attend court

The accused are in custody pending a hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.

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