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Wednesday July 17th, 2013

Posted at 5:17pm

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A small explosion at a Detroit Street apartment building has resulted in arrests.

Fire crews were called to a first floor apartment at 373 Detroit Street just after 9:30pm, Monday.

The patio doors of the unit were blown off and Windsor Police worked with the Ontario Fire Marshall in an attempt to determine the cause of the explosion. Through investigation it was determined that butane fuel was being used inside the residence in an attempt to create cannabis resin, more commonly known as hash oil. A quantity of 33.8 grams of cannabis marijuana was discovered and seized.

The Windsor Police Drug unit was notified of the findings and continued with the investigation. A CDSA search warrant was granted for the apartment unit. As a result of the search, officers seized an additional 3.4 grams of cannabis marijuana, an electric grinder, a bowl containing cannabis resin, several disposable lighters and other packaging materials.

Investigation has revealed that butane fuel was being used to create the cannabis resin in the kitchen of the residence. The butane fuel, which is heavier than air, was ignited by the electric refrigerator motor.

24 year old Anthony Ribble Nguyen was arrested and charged with Unlawfully Producing Cannabis Resin, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis Marihuana, Explosion with a Disregard for Human Life.

Police have also arrested 21 year old Jeremy Frisk. He is charged with Unlawfully Producing Cannabis Resin, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis Marihuana and Explosion with a Disregard for Human Life.

An arrest warrant has been issued for the arrest of 22 year old Jaki Marie Curtis. She is wanted for Unlawfully Producing Cannabis Resin, Unlawful Possession of Cannabis Marihuana, Explosion with a Disregard for Human Life.

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