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Drug and assault charges stem from dispute

The incident happened on Aug. 7 and an investigation led to an arrest
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The Timmins Police Service building downtown Timmins. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Timmins Police Service responded to a call for service in regards to a dispute at an east end apartment building during the late evening hours of Tuesday, Aug. 7.

Upon arrival at the scene, Timmins Police officers located a number of persons involved in the dispute and obtained sufficient grounds to identify and arrest a suspect linked to the event. The female suspect was located a short while later.

The suspect was placed under arrest for assault by the officers and a substance suspected to be cocaine was located within the personal effects of the accused while at the police station.

Hannah Hicks, 23, of Timmins was arrested charged with:

  • Assault contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act

The accused was released from police custody on the strength of a Promise to Appear requiring that she attend Provincial Court in Timmins on Sept. 4 to answer to the charges laid against her.