BAIL HEARING DECISION ON MARK BAX MONDAY MAY 7,2018
A 3 hour Bail Hearing was held last week for 40 year old Mark Bax before Justice of the Peace Bruce Leaman.
Federal Crown Attorney Alec Hardiejowski and Defence Lawyer George Joseph were present.
A publication ban on all evidence and reasons from the hearing is in place.
Decision came this morning from His Worship Leaman.
BAIL IS DENIED FOR MARK BAX.
HIS CO-ACCUSED 24 year old AMANDA DESAULNIERS REMAINS FREE ON BAIL.
BAX IS RETURNING TO THE THUNDER BAY JAIL.
His next court appearance will be this Friday May 11,2018 by video to set date for Preliminary Hearing.
BAX HAS TEARS ROLLING DOWN HIS FACE AS HE LEARNS THE DECISION.
A TBPS Special Constables offers BAX tissues to wipe his tears. BAX declines the tissues. He’s led out of the courtroom.
THUNDER BAY’S VERSION OF DUMB & DUMBER
WEAPONS AND DRUG ARRESTS
Incident Date: Tuesday, July 11, 2017 – 09:45
Incident Number: P17049238
Location: Thunder Bay
Date Published: 2017-07-11
On the 8th of July 2017 just after 12:00 pm Thunder Bay Police Service Officers attended at a South side Hotel for a disturbance.
As a result of the initial complaint the Intelligence Unit executed two Controlled Drug and Substances Act Search Warrants.
More than $178,000 in illegal narcotics was seized including Crystal Methamphetamine, Methamphetamine, Crack Cocaine, Cocaine, Oxycodone pills, Xanax Pills, Psilocybin and Cannabis Resin.
A loaded shotgun, various imitation handguns, machine guns, and body armour were also located.
Mark Bax, 39, faces 16 drug trafficking and weapons charges, along with breach of probation.
Amanda Desaulniers, 23, is charged with trafficking cocaine and unsafe storage of a firearm.
Both have been remanded into custody.
BAX & DESAULNIERS are in a relationship together.
With files from: Thunder Bay Police Service Media Release