In July of 2020, the Greater Sudbury Police Service Integrated Crime Team (I.C.T.) working in collaboration with the Ontario Provincial Police (O.P.P.) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau (O.C.E.B.) initiated an investigation intended to disrupt drug trafficking operations entering and operating within the City of Greater Sudbury.

Shortly before 10:00 p.m. on July 23, 2020, Members of our I.C.T. assisted by Members of the O.P.P. O.C.E.B. arrested a man outside of a residential building on Regent Street in Greater Sudbury in relation to an ongoing illicit drug trafficking investigation. The man was found to have Hydromorphone capsules valued at $2,500.00 and $540.00 in cash in his possession at the time of the arrest.

Through the investigation, Detectives applied for and were granted Controlled Drugs and Substances (C.D.S.A.) Search Warrants for three residences in Greater Sudbury. The three Search Warrants were executed with the assistance of our Tactical Unit and Patrol Officers.

During the Search Warrants Officers located the following;

  • Over a kilogram of Cocaine valued at $120,000.00
  • Oxycodone pills valued at $465.00
  • Hydromorphone capsules valued at $2,800.00.
  • Fentanyl valued at $800.00
  • Approximately $40,000.00 in cash

Detectives also obtained a C.D.S.A. Search Warrant for a vehicle that was located at one of the residences where Officers found additional Cocaine.

30 year old, Jahvar Thompson has been charged with the following offences under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act;

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Hydromorphone
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance – Fentanyl
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (cash)
  • Resist Arrest

He was held in Police custody and attended Bail Court this morning, Friday, July 24, 2020 to answer to the charges.

A 30 year old woman and a 45 year old woman were arrested during the incident, however they were released unconditionally.

The Drug Enforcement Unit of the Integrated Crime Team remains committed to working collaboratively with the Ontario Provincial Police Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and will continue to focus its efforts on major crime operations that pose a direct and elevated threat to the safety, security and wellness of our community. The Integrated Crime Team aims to identify and disrupt organized crime in Greater Sudbury through innovative technology, collaborative partnerships and traditional Police work resulting in the arrests of those involved, holding them accountable for their criminal activities and the seizure of illegal drugs, prohibited firearms and proceeds of crime.