Outstanding Work By North Bay Police & OPP

Outstanding Work By North Bay Police & OPP

384 Charges laid in Joint Forces Project “Fall Sweep”

The North Bay Police Service in collaboration with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), addressed outstanding arrest warrants for people wanted within their respective jurisdictions during the month of November. Similar to the Spring initiative, this initiative targeted offenders who were wanted on outstanding arrest warrants for a variety of offences, which included charges for Failing to Attend Court, Breaching Release Orders, Thefts, Assaults, Drugs and Weapons.

The North Bay Police Service and the North Bay detachment of the OPP, joined forces during the month-long project dubbed “Fall Sweep”, in an effort to identify and arrest wanted parties in the North Bay area. Beginning November 1st, 131 wanted parties were arrested who were facing a combined total of 323 charges. An additional 61 charges were processed for offences discovered upon their arrest.$158,390 worth of illegal drugs was seized.

“This was a collaborative effort between our two agencies where information was shared resulting in the arrest of individuals who were evading arrest. Those individuals were located, arrested and brought before the courts to answer to the charges. The hard work of our policing professionals resulted in a successful initiative and the results speak for themselves” says North Bay Police Service Inspector of Operations, Jeff Warner.

The following drugs were seized by police during project Fall Sweep;

  • 321.6 grams of Fentanyl
  • 270.3 grams of Crystal Meth
  • 66.2 grams of Cocaine
  • 500 tabs of Meth

Total value of seized drugs was approximately $158,390

The following weapons and assets were seized by police during project Fall Sweep;

  • 9mm Glock 19 handgun with a round in chamber and full magazine
  • 2013 Infiniti GAW vehicle
  • Brass knuckles
  • Butterfly flick knife
  • $1000 cash

Of the 131 individuals that were arrested, 57 were held for a bail hearing, 55 were released on an Undertaking and 19 were released on an Appearance Notice.

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