Man faces drug charges
On Fourth Avenue East shortly after 10 p.m. on Monday October 31st, 2016, North Bay Police arrested a male pedestrian—Bernard Ronald Soucie, age 43, of North Bay—who had previously been identified by police as a suspect of a recent attempt theft from vehicles.
Following a search of his person, police seized:
- 14.5 grams of cocaine;
- Saboxin (8mg pills x 21.5);
- Codeine (50mg pills x 5);
- Codeine (30mg pill x 1);
- A small amount of marijuana; and
- $1,460 in Canadian currency.
As a result of the investigation, police charged him with:
- One count of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking;
- Three counts of possession of a schedule I substance;
- One count of possession of a schedule II substance (marijuana); and
- One count of possession of property (cash) obtained by crime.
The accused was held in custody for a bail hearing.
The investigation continues.