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Wanted woman arrested, charged with possession

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The Timmins Police Service building downtown Timmins. Maija Hoggett/TimminsToday

The Timmins Police Service arrested a local resident on the strength of an Arrest Warrant which was executed on Balsam Street South during the early morning hours of Tuesday July 7 by the Timmins Police Service. 

While on patrol of the down town core and adjacent areas, a Timmins Police Service officer recognized a female subject as being a wanted person pursuant to an arrest warrant.

Once the validity of the warrant was confirmed, the subject was arrested by the Timmins Police Service.

A quantity of oxycodone tablets were located within the suspect’s personal effects upon being arrested.

As a result, Sherrie Gillies, 34, of Timmins was arrested on the strength of the warrant.

She has been charged with:  

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance contrary to the Controlled Drug and Substances Act

Gillies was released from police custody at a bail hearing but must re-attend at Provincial Court in Timmins on Aug. 25 to answer to the charge laid against her.