(Thunder Bay, ON) On November 5, 2010, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit, Guns and Gang Unit, and the Combined Forces Organized Crime Unit began an investigation for illegal drugs destined for the Eabametoong First Nation.

Twenty-one (21) year-old Levi YELLOWHEAD of Thunder Bay was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking when a search by police resulted in the seizure of OxyContin and Percocet prescription pills.  The street value of the seizure is approximately one thousand eight-hundred ($1,800.00) dollars.  YELLOWHEAD was released on an Appearance Notice for court in Thunder Bay on December 17, 2010.

Eabametoong First Nation is located approximately 385 km northeast of Thunder Bay.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George
Media Relations- Phone 807-623-2161- Ext.234
Nishnawbe -Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario