On the evening of March 19, 2015 officers with the Joint Forces Drug Enforcement Unit were conducting an investigation in the central part of the city in regards to drug trafficking.
As a result of that investigation a traffic stop was conducted and 32 year old Krista MEROLA of 47 Green Lane, Thessalon was arrested for possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. It is alleged that MEROLA was in possession of Fentanyl, Suboxone, Oxycodone, and Cannabis.
At the time of the arrest the accused was found to be breaching a probation order with conditions she not possess non-prescribed drugs or drug paraphernalia. She will be appearing in court March 20, 2015.
Sometime between March 12 and March 19, 2015 a garage was broken into in the 200 block of Dryden Ave. Liquor and beer were reported stolen.
On the evening of March 19, 2015 patrol officers responded to a report of a male and female arguing in the city’s west end. Investigation by officers resulted in the arrest of a 49 year old male. It is alleged he assaulted his female partner. He will be appearing in court March 20, 2015.
Impaired in a snowbank
In the early morning hours of March 20, 2015 patrol officers responded to a report of a single motor vehicle collision on Devon Road in the City’s west end. The vehicle had struck a snowbank. Officers located the driver of the vehicle and investigation found his ability to operate his motor vehicle was impaired by alcohol. As a result of the investigation 36year old Eric BROWN of 229 Hampton Rd was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while having more than 80mgs of alcohol in 100ml of blood (over .80). He will be appearing in court April 20, 2015.