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Police seize cocaine, cash amid drug investigation

Two Thunder Bay residents are facing drug-related charges following an ongoing investigation into drug-trafficking activity.
Cocaine seizure
NEWS RELEASE
THUNDER BAY POLICE SERVICE
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Police have arrested and charged a local man and woman following the seizure of more than two kilograms of suspected cocaine.
 
Thunder Bay Police Service Intelligence Unit officers arrested the two suspects at a residential address in the 100 block of Bruce Street just before 1:20 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7. The arrest was the result of an ongoing investigation, which included assistance from the OPP, into ongoing drug-trafficking activity.
 
The search of a vehicle connected to the investigation led to the seizure of a significant quantity of cocaine.
 
As part of their continued investigation, police executed a search warrant at an apartment in the 100 block of Bruce Street at about 3:50 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8.
 
As a result of the search offices located an additional quantity of suspected cocaine, more than $50,000 CAD, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking. 
 
The total estimated potential street value of the cocaine seized totals more than $250,000.
 
Abraham Mamadee KAMARA, 26, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
•             Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
•             Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
•             Breach of Probation
 
Shanya Marla Hilkka CORDONI, 21, of Thunder Bay, is charged with:
•             Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
•             Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
 
Both appeared in bail court on Wednesday, July 8 and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.



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