North Bay man faces drug trafficking charges

North Bay man faces drug trafficking charges

North Bay Police conducted an investigation into a report that a North Bay man was trafficking marihuana to youths at his residence on Lakeshore Drive between September 10th and October 14th, 2014.

On Tuesday October 14th at approximately 4:03 p.m., at police headquarters, North Bay Police arrested and charged Brian Bowman, age 52, with two counts of trafficking marijuana. The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing today.

Police investigate B&E at Algonquin Avenue drug store

North Bay Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred at a drug store on Algonquin Avenue at approximately 2 a.m. this morning. Entry was gained by an unknown suspect and a quantity of narcotics taken.

Police are asking the public’s assistance in locating a male suspect who was wearing a hoodie and gloves at the time. Police are also looking for information on a dark coloured SUV that was parked in the parking lot at the time of the incident.

How to submit a tip
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact North Bay Police at 705-497-5555. For those wishing to remain anonymous, there are three ways to contact Near North Crime Stoppers. Call toll-free at 1-800-222-8477, text the word “Nipper” plus information to 274637, or submit your tip online at

Selling or buying prescription drugs not prescribed to you is a crime
Prescription drug misuse is the use of prescription drugs for non-medical purposes. The Controlled Drug and Substances Act (CDSA) prohibits anyone from possessing prescribed medication without a prescription. It is a criminal offence to offer or sell a medication that was prescribed to you to another person. Purchasing prescription drugs that were not prescribed to you is also illegal.