Firearms, fentanyl seized amid Miles Street search

Published
Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 12:00
Incident Number
P21033762
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2021-04-01

Police arrested four suspects, and seized fentanyl and firearms following the search of a Miles Street home Wednesday afternoon.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant at a residential address in the 200 block of Miles Street just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31. The warrant was obtained as a result of an ongoing investigation into drug-trafficking activity.

When police entered the residence, a number of individuals barricaded themselves in a bathroom and refused to comply with the officers’ demands. The individuals in the washroom were suspected of hiding or destroying narcotics.

Four people were arrested and transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.

A search of the home led to the seizure of a quantity of suspected Fentanyl, a quantity of cash exceeding $21,000 CAD, a modified shotgun, a handgun, and firearm ammunition.

Ronale Lloyd BONNER, 18, of St. Catherines, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Careless Storage of a Firearm x 2
• Tamper with Firearm Serial Number
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm With Ammunition x 2

Alexis Dora Diane BRADFIELD-MANLEY, 23, of Oshawa, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Careless Storage of a Firearm x 2
• Tamper with Firearm Serial Number
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm With Ammunition x 2
• Fail to Comply With Undertaking

Timothy Troy CONNORS, 25, of Pickering, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Careless Storage of a Firearm x 2
• Tamper with Firearm Serial Number
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm With Ammunition x 2

Harley Jason S WITTIG, 43, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Careless Storage of a Firearm x 2
• Tamper with Firearm Serial Number
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm x 2
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm With Ammunition x 2

All four appeared in bail court on Thursday, April 1 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.

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