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Police seize drugs, knives, brass knuckles in St. Georges bust

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The city's armoured vehicle sits at a home on St. Georges Avenue on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Jeff Klassen/SooToday

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SAULT STE. MARIE POLICE SERVICE

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Search warrant executed

On April 20, 2017 just before 11:30 a.m. officers with the Crime Suppression Unit, Drug Enforcement Unit and Emergency Services Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the 100 block of St. Georges Avenue.  

During the search officers located 2.6 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 1.3 grams of crack cocaine and .5 grams of cocaine.  The total street value of the drugs is estimated at $560.00.

Officers also located 2 knives that opened with centrifugal force as well as a set of brass knuckles and nunchucks.

As a result of the execution of this warrant 3 individuals were arrested.

22-year-old Joshua Wilson, of St. Georges Avenue, was charged with 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance, 4 counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, one count of breach of probation; and 4 counts of possession of a weapon contrary to a court order.  He will appear in bail court today.

44-year-old John Pine, of St. Georges Avenue, has been charged with 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance, one count of possession of a prohibited weapon; and one count of breach of probation.  He will appear in court on May 29th, 2017.

42-year-old Maria Zonga, of St. Georges Avenue, has been charged with 3 counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of unauthorized possession of a weapon.  She will appear in court on May 29th, 2017.

If you have any information regarding these crimes, or any other crime, please call Crime Stoppers at 705-942-7867 or 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), submit an e-tip from the Crime Stoppers' website at www.saultcrimestoppers.com or text keyword SSM with your tip to 274637. Text STOP to 274637 to cancel. Text HELP to 274637 for help. Msg & Data Rates May Apply. See Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy, Terms of Use.

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