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Police arrested a Toronto man Wednesday following an investigation into a possible home takeover on the city’s south side.

Thunder Bay Police Service officers with the Community Oriented Response (COR) Unit attended a residential address in the 100 block of Marks Street North just after 4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18. The officers arrived at this address to investigate a possible home takeover.

Police entered the home to remove unwanted individuals who were residing there.

Inside police located a male who refused to identify himself. An investigation revealed he was from Toronto and was in possession of a quantity of suspected fentanyl, a quantity of Canadian currency and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

The male was arrested and transported to the TBPS headquarters at 1200 Balmoral Street.

Naved Ahmed JAVED, 18, of Toronto, is charged with Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000.

He appeared in bail court on Thursday, Nov. 19, and was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

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