Two face drug charges

Two face drug charges

While on duty yesterday afternoon (on Monday August 29th, 2016 at 2:15 p.m.), officers with the North Bay Police Service’s Street Crime Unit observed a suspected drug transaction take place at McIntyre and Sherbrooke Streets.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested and charged:

Paul William Southern, age 55, of North Bay with:

  • One count of trafficking; and
  • One count of possession of property obtained by crime

A 29-year old North Bay man with:

  • Two counts of possession of a schedule I substance.

As a result of a search of the two accused following their arrests, North Bay Police seized:

  • $447.90 in Canadian currency;
  • 16 methamphetamine pills; and
  • One morphine pill.

Both accused were released from custody with court appearances scheduled for October 11th, 2016.

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Break and enter leads to charges

Following an investigation into a report of a suspected break and enter at a residence on Sylvan Court yesterday evening (on Monday August 29th at 11:21 p.m.), North Bay Police arrested and charged:

Shane Hughes, age 18, of North Bay with:

  • One count of break and enter; and
  • One count of mischief under $5000.

Nicholas Arthur Savage, age 18, of North Bay with:

  • One count of break and enter; and
  • One count of mischief under $5000.

It is alleged that the two accused gained access to the residence and damaged walls inside. Nobody was in the home at the time of the occurrence.

Both accused were released from custody with court appearances scheduled for October 18th, 2016.

The North Bay Police Service thanks the concerned citizen who reported this incident to police.

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Man faces charges for domestic assault, sexual assault and threats

Following an investigation into domestic-related incidents reported to police yesterday morning, North Bay Police arrested and charged:

A 43-year old North Bay man with:

  • One count of sexual assault (spousal);
  • One count of uttering threats (spousal); and
  • One count of assault (spousal).

It is alleged that the accused sexually assaulted his spouse in their shared residence in May 2016. He is also accused of threatening her in early August 2016 and of assaulting her in their residence on August 28th, 2016. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries as a result.

The accused, whose name the North Bay Police Service will not be releasing in the interest of protecting the identity of the victim, was held in custody for a bail hearing.