Fentanyl seized, five arrested amid drug trafficking investigation

Published
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 16:15
Incident Number
P20063998
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-10-08

Police arrested five people Wednesday, including three Toronto-area males, amid an investigation into drug-trafficking activity in Thunder Bay.

Thunder Bay Police Service members from the Emergency Task Unit and Intelligence Unit, with assistance from Uniform Patrol Branch and Community Oriented Response (COR) Unit officers, executed a search warrant at a residential address in the 100 block of Machar Avenue at about 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 7.

Once inside officers located five suspects connected to their investigation.

All five were placed under arrest without incident.

As a result of their search of the home, police located a quantity of suspected Fentanyl and cash.

Nicholas Lambros ANASTASAKIS, 21, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Roger John Scott ARMSTRONG, 38, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Mohamed Majued DHOORE, 18, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Melissa Lynn MCMILLAN, 38, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Zakkarria Abdulkadir Hussein WARDERE, 24, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

All five appeared in bail court on Thursday, Oct. 8 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.

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