Thunder Bay police make arrest for $135K drug possession

Thunder Bay police have arrested two individuals for possession and drug trafficking on Wednesday afternoon.

Two individuals from the GTA were found with cocaine and powdered Fentanyl

Police found 1350 grams of cocaine and 9.3 grams of powdered fentantyl on two individuals from the GTA, who were arrested on the 800 block of Fort Williams Road on Wednesday, Feb 21, 2018. (Julie Tilbury / Thunder Bay Police Service)

Thunder Bay police arrested two individuals for possession and drug trafficking on Wednesday afternoon.

Police said on Feb 21, 2018 at approximately 12:20 p.m. a 31-year-old man from Toronto and a 20-year-old woman from Scarborough, Ont. were found with 1350 grams of cocaine, and what police believed to be about 9.3 grams of powdered Fentanyl in the 800 block of Fort William Road.

According to a media statement on Thursday, the street value of these drugs is estimated to be approximately $135,000. 
Police said the street value of these drugs is estimated to be approximately $135,000. (Julie Tilbury / Thunder Bay Police Services)

Police said both individuals face a variety of drug trafficking charges.

The 31-year-old Toronto man also faces an additional charge of breach of probation and police said he is well known in the Greater Toronto Area and has been charged in the past for shooting at police officers and human trafficking.

Officials said both have been remanded into custody.