(Sandy Lake, ON) On June 9, 2010, members of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS), the NAPS Drug Enforcement Unit, and the Gang Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in Sandy Lake First Nation.

One male has been charged in relation to the warrant. Twenty-six (26) year old Michael Robert FIDDLER of Sandy Lake First Nation has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking.

NAPS seized a street value of one thousand one hundred dollars ($1,100.00) worth of marihuana and Oxycodone Prescription pills. Also seized was four hundred dollars ($400.00) of currency and a firearm.

FIDDLER has been released on a Promise to Appear in court in Sandy Lake on August 4, 2010.

Sandy Lake First Nation is located approximately 600 kilometres north west of Thunder Bay.

For further information, please contact:
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Cst. Allan Giba
Phone 807-623-2161- Ext.273
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario