News Timmins Police keeping quiet about an “evidence based search” in the city SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Thursday, Oct. 6th, 2016 Timmins Police Service vehicle. Photo: Supplied by Taylor Ablett - Moose FM Residents may have noticed a heavy police presence in an area north of Algonquin and east of Highway 655. The Timmins Police and the OPP were doing what is only being called an evidence based search. No other details are being released. TPS says the nature of the investigation and other specifics linked to can not be made public at this time.