Three arrested, drugs and cash seized

Published
Wednesday, July 21, 2021 - 14:30
Incident Number
P21051716
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2021-07-21

Police arrested three suspects, including a southern Ontario male, and seized cocaine and fentanyl following the search of a southside home Tuesday evening.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit, with assistance from the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 400 block of Vickers Street North just after 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20.

The search warrant was obtained as the result of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking activity.

When police entered the home they observed multiple suspects inside, including one male who was attempting to flee through a window. All suspects in the home, including this male, were arrested without further incident.

Police searched the home and seized a quantity of suspected cocaine, a quantity of suspected fentanyl, a quantity of cash, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

The estimated potential street value of drugs seized totals more than $23,000, and the value of cash seized is believed to total more than $30,000.

Alfred AMOA-YEBOAH, 26, of Brampton, Ont., is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Breach of Probation
• Possession of an Identity Document

Shauna Marie BARRON, 34, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:

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

Derek Ronald PARCHER, 37, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:

• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Fail to Comply with Undertaking

All three appeared in bail court on Wednesday, July 21 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates. 

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