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Police Charge Man with Drugs, Weapon Charges

December 12, 2022

On December 10, 2022, members of the North Bay Police Service arrested a 22-year old male on drug and weapon charges.

The accused in this incident is Ryan Howard ROBINSON, male, age 22, of Toronto, Ontario, who is charged with:

  • One count of Unauthorized possession of a prohibited or restricted firearm
  • One count of Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm
  • One count of Possession of Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • One count of Carrying concealed weapon
  • Once could of Careless storage of Firearm, Weapon, Prohibited device or ammunition
  • One count of Possession of prohibited or restricted firearm with ammo
  • One count of Occupant of motor vehicle knowing there was prohibited or restricted weapon
  • One count of Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • One count of Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking
  • One count of Possession of a Schedule I Substance

On December 10, 2022, members of the North Bay Police Service conducted a traffic stop on Main Street West, North Bay, of a vehicle in which the accused was travelling as a passenger. Police conducted a search and subsequently arrested and charged the accused.

Searches by police resulted in the seizure of:

  • Approximately 6 grams of suspected Fentanyl
  • Approximately 16 suspected Oxycodone pills
  • Approximately 13 grams of suspected Cannabis
  • A loaded handgun and accompanying ammunition
  • A quantity of Canadian currency

The estimated street value of the drugs seized is approximately $2,000.

The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing at the North Bay Courthouse.