UPDATE: Pearl Street Incident, Lake Street Arrest

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(THUNDER BAY, ON) – Thunder Bay Police Service officers arrested four people from the Toronto area following a recent disturbance involving a firearm.
Officers with the Uniform Patrol Branch were originally dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Pearl Street just before 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 20 following reports of a disturbance. The disturbance was believed to involve a break in and a firearm.
Suspects fled the area before police arrived on scene.
When police arrived they began an investigation into the circumstances surrounding this alleged incident.
As a result of the ongoing investigation – which also involved members of the service’s Major Crimes Unit, K9 Unit, Forensic Identification Unit and Intelligence Unit – police identified and located suspects connected to the Sunday incident.
Four suspects, who were in a motor vehicle together, were taken into custody following a high-risk arrest in the zero-to-100 block of Lake Street in the early afternoon hours of Monday, Oct. 21.
Police located a hand gun inside the vehicle. During the arrests one of the male suspects provided a name to police that further investigation revealed to be a false identity.
Police also seized crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $16,000, Fentanyl with an estimated street value of $5,000 and about $5,000CAD during the arrests.
Jerimiah EDWARDS, 20, of Toronto is charged with:
• Breaking and Entering with Intent
• Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
• Obstruct Peace Officer
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Weapon Obtained by Crime
• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm Licence
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Weapon
• Tamper with Serial Number of Firearm
• Carless handling of a Firearm
• Possession of Firearm/ Ammo Contrary to Prohibition Order
Demitri Austin GREEN, 21, of Toronto is charged with:
• Breaking and Entering with Intent
• Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Weapon Obtained by Crime
• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm Licence
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Weapon
• Tamper with Serial Number of Firearm
• Carless handling of a Firearm
• Escape Lawful Custody
• Mischief Under $5,000
Jaisha Rina MESQUITO, 19, of Markham is charged with:
• Kidnapping
• Uttering Threats
• Breaking and Entering with Intent
• Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Weapon Obtained by Crime
• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm Licence
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Weapon
• Tamper with Serial Number of Firearm
• Carless handling of a Firearm
Tenisha Crystal SMITH, 21, is charged with:
• Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
• Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
• Possession of Weapon Obtained by Crime
• Unauthorized Possession of Firearm Licence
• Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
• Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
• Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Weapon
• Tamper with Serial Number of Firearm
• Carless handling of a Firearm
All accused appeared in court Tuesday and were remanded into custody with future appearance dates.
Source: TBPS

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2 Replies to “UPDATE: Pearl Street Incident, Lake Street Arrest”

  1. More lowlife turds waiting for the big flush.
    If there is only one gun, why do all four of them get weapons charges? Wouldn’t one guy just take the wrap for the gun? Seems unlikely that all charges to all of the snakes would stick?

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