MOOSE FACTORY MAN CHARGED FOR CRACK COCAINE TRAFFICKING Print

Date of Release:  September 11, 2012

(Moose Factory, ON)  On September 10, 2012, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service officers from the Moose Factory Detachment conducted an investigation into an occurrence under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and have subsequently charged a Moose Factory resident.

Police seized approximately thirty-eight thousand five-hundred ($38,500.00) dollars worth of Crack Cocaine.  The drugs were intercepted in Moosonee, Ontario and believed the drugs to be destined for Moose Factory.

Forty-two (42) year-old Donald WEAPENICAPPO of Moose Cree First Nation has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.  WEAPENICAPPO will be held in custody pending a bail hearing on September, 12, 2012, in Timmins, Ontario.

Moose Cree First Nation (Moose Factory) is located approximately 630 kilometres north of Timmins, Ontario.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario