NAPS SEIZES PROHIBITED WEAPONS IN MATTAGAMI FIRST NATION Print

Date of Release:  January 13, 2014

(Mattagami, ON)  On January 10, 2014, Nishnawbe-Aski Police Mattagami Detachment, Guns & Gangs Unit, assisted by the NAPS Drug Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police South Porcupine Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a residence located in the Mattagami First Nation Territory. 

As a result of this search, police seized two (2) sawed-off rifles, one (1) sawed-off shotgun and several types of ammunition.  This incident is still under investigation and an update will be released once charges have been made. 

Mattagami First Nation is located approximately 112 kilometres southwest 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