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Fentanyl Drug Seizure

August 1, 2019

Yesterday the North Bay Police Service Street Crime Unit completed an illicit drug investigation resulting in the arrest of two people.

Kyle PITRE, age 33, from Garson Ontario has been arrested and charged with;

  • One Count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • One Count of Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
  • One Count of Possession of Schedule I Substance
  • One Count of Breach of Probation

Carley LECLAIR, age 25, from North Bay has been arrested and charged with;

  • One Count of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • One Count of Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime
  • One count of Possession of Schedule I Substance

It is alleged that on July 31st, 2019, an investigation resulted in police stopping a vehicle in the City of North Bay. The two accused were occupants of the vehicle and were arrested. The investigation resulted in the seizure of;

  • Approximately 47 grams of suspected purple fentanyl
  • $19,620 in Canadian currency
  • Approximately 0.1 grams of suspected crystal methamphetamine
  • A digital scale and packaging materials
  • Assorted jewellery valued in excess of $7000.

The street value of the drugs is estimated at $30,550

The 2015 BMW vehicle being operated at the time was seized by police as offence related property.

Both accused have been held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.