In the early hours of December 20, 2012 a 31 year old St. Thomas male assaulted his common law, a 38 year old female while he was intoxicated. Police responded and the male assaulted the arresting officers. The male was charged with assault, assault Police and resisting arrest. He was held for a morning court appearance.
6 people charged in Drug Bust
On the 19th of December 2012, St. Thomas Police arrested 5 men and 1 woman for various drug possession and trafficking charges. The arrests were as a result of a 2 month investigation into trafficking in cocaine.
The investigation commenced when St. Thomas police received information about individuals frequenting City bars and were dealing in drugs and committing assaults on patrons. Many of the assaults and drug trafficking went unreported to police.
As a result of the investigation, search warrants were conducted at a Holland Ave apartment as well as a home on Forest Ave. During the course of the investigation Cocaine with a street value of approximately $8,000 was seized.
The following persons have been charged and will appear in St. Thomas Court on the 20th of December.
1.27 year old Brandon WALLER of St Thomas– trafficking in cocaine, Conspiracy to traffic in cocaine Possession of Proceeds of Crime
2.27 year old Devon VANDENDRIESSCHE of St. Thomas – trafficking in Cocaine and Breach of Probation
3.28 year old Cliff LEWIS of Guelph – Trafficking in cocaine, Breach of Probation
4.28 year old Ryan BEGG of St. Thomas – Possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, Possession of marihuana, breach of probation
5.24 year old Samantha COWAN of St. Thomas – Possession for the purpose of trafficking in cocaine, possession of marihuana
6.42 year old Robert WALTERS of St. Thomas – Conspiracy to commit traffic cocaine.