Six Toronto males, including three youths, arrested after cocaine and fentanyl seizure

Published
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:15
Incident Number
P2003009
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2020-03-02

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the uniform patrol branch were dispatched to reports of possible assaults taking place in the zero-to-100 block of Cumberland Street North just before 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 29.

Officers arrived to the Midtown Inn and learned of a room connected to the alleged assaults. Officers also learned of possible ongoing drug trafficking activity there.
Police located five males inside the room connected to their investigation.

Officers also found quantities of narcotics believed to be crack cocaine, cocaine, heroin and Fentanyl. A large knife, a quantity of Canadian currency believed to exceed $5,000, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking was also observed inside the hotel room.

The five males were arrested without incident.

A sixth accused male entered the room shortly after 2 a.m. while police were still present. He was also arrested and found to be in possession of a significant quantity of Canadian currency.

Jaheim Lamar BARRINER, 18, of Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

Amon CHHETRI, 20, of Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Breach of Probation

Udomsak KHOTCHARAT, 21, of Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

A 16-year-old male from Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Obstruct Peace Officer

A 17-year-old male from Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

A 16-year-old male from Toronto is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Heroin for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

All accused appeared in court on Saturday, Feb. 29 and were remanded into custody with future appearance date.

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