Two Southern Ontario males arrested amid drug trafficking investigation

Published
Friday, April 9, 2021 - 14:15
Incident Number
P21035004
Location
Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2021-04-09

A pair of southern Ontario men was arrested and charged with drug-trafficking related offences following the search of a Trillium Court home Thursday.

Members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Intelligence Unit and the OPP’s Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau executed a search warrant at a residential address in the zero-to-100 block of Trillium Court just before 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 8.

The warrant was obtained amid an ongoing investigation into drug-trafficking activity.

Two male suspects were located inside the home and were arrested without further incident.

A search of the home resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected fentanyl, a quantity of suspected cocaine, a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, a significant quantity of cash, paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking, and a Taser.

The estimated potential street value of drugs seized totals more than $97,000. The total amount of cash seized is pending, but is expected to exceed $150,000 CAD.

The two accused were transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.

Gregory Barrington PARKER, 38, of Ajax, Ont., is charged with:
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon
• Possession of Firearm/ Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order

Anthony Jahmal SLATER, 35, of Toronto, is charged with:
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
• Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

Both appeared in bail court on Friday, April 9 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.

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