Weekend Occurrences

Weekend Occurrences

Over the weekend, the North Bay Police Service responded to 278 calls for service and arrested and charged 11 people with the following offences:

  • Two people were arrested on a warrant and charged with fail to appear in court;
  • One person was charged with one count of theft under $5000 (shoplifting);
  • One person was charged with drive over 80;
  • Two people were charged with breach of Officer in Charge undertaking;
  • One person was charged with impaired driving and drive over 80;
  • One person was charged with public intoxication;
  • One person was charged with one count of trafficking cocaine and one count of possession of cash obtained by crime;
  • One person was charged with one count of possession of cocaine and one count of obstruct police officer; and
  • One person was charged with domestic assault.

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Two men face drug charges

On Friday evening, following a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act investigation, officers with the North Bay Police Service’s Street Crime unit observed a suspected drug transaction take place at Fraser Street and First Avenue East and subsequently arrested, searched and charged:

Kyle James Goulais, age 32, of Commanda Township with:

  • One count of trafficking cocaine; and
  • One count of possession of cash obtained by crime.

Police also charged a 56-year old North Bay man with one count of possession of cocaine and one count of obstruct police officer for attempting to swallow the drug before his arrest.

As a result of this investigation, police seized:

  • 0.8 grams of cocaine; and
  • $530 in Canadian currency.

Goulais was held in custody for a bail hearing, while the second accused was released from custody with a court appearance scheduled for June 7th, 2016.