News Releases

Drug Search Warrant

January 11, 2019

On January 8th shortly after 830 am members of the North Bay Police Street Crime Unit and the Emergency Response Team conducted a search warrant in the 600 block area of Bloem Street in North Bay.

The following items were seized at the location of the search warrant;

  • 123 grams of cocaine,
  • 11 grams of crystal methamphetamine,
  • 28 morphine pills,
  • 13 Percocet pills,
  • 3 suboxone pills and
  • $2400 in Canadian Currency.

The street value of the drugs seized is $18,833.

As a result of the investigation police had arrested six individuals at the location. Investigators have charged;

Ashley Dufresne, a 36 year old female of North Bay, with;

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in crystal methamphetamine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in morphine;
  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in Percocet; and
  • One count of Possession of a Schedule I Substance (Suboxone).

Tayshaun Kolevski, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with;

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon;
  • One count of Fail to Comply with Recognizance; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

Vincent Reid, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with;

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • Three counts of Fail to Comply with Recognizance; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime

Naveen Lotfi, an 18 year old man from Scarborough, with;

  • One count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in cocaine;
  • One count of Possession of Prohibited Weapon; and
  • One count of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

All four individuals charged were held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse. The two other individuals that had been arrested were released unconditionally.