Executed a warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Print

The Combined Forces Organized Crime Unit consists of members from The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service, The Thunder Bay Police Service, The O.P.P.- Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, The R.C.M.P., and The Anishinabek Police Service.

(Constance Lake, ON)  On January 26, 2012, The Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Organized Crime Unit along with NAPS Uniform members from the Constance Lake Detachment with assistance from the OPP North East Drug Unit and OPP Uniform members executed a warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.


A search of the residence located at 3 Amik Street in Constance Lake First Nation yielded what police believe to be approximately eight (8) grams of Cocaine, with an estimated street value of approximately eight hundred ($800.00) dollars, seven hundred twenty ($720.00) dollars in Canadian currency, a shotgun, rifle and various amounts of live ammunition.


Twenty-four (24) year-old Matasha Abigail Valarie HOOPER has been charged with one count each of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Careless Storage of a Firearm, and Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm.  Another person will be facing charges in relation to this investigation.


HOOPER has been released on conditions and will appear in court on April 11, 2012, in Hearst, Ontario.





For Further Information Contact:

Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario