KASHECHEWAN DRUG SEIZURE TOTALS $20,465.00 Print

Date of Release: December 11, 2015

(Kashechewan, ON) On December 2, 2015, Nishnawbe-Aski Police officers from the Kashechewan Detachment with assistance of the Fort Albany Detachment made a significant seizure under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

Police seized $9,625.00 worth of Methamphetamine (Speed) pills and $10,840.00 worth of Marihuana totaling a northern street value of $20,465.00. Police also seized approximately $1,000.00 in Canadian currency.

Twenty-two (22) year-old Christiana SUTHERLAND of Kashechewan First Nation has been charged with Trafficking in Substance, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, and Breach of Probation. SUTHERLAND was released from bail on conditions and will next appear in court on January 20, 2016 in Kashechewan, Ontario.

Kashechewan First Nation is located approximately 500 km northwest of Timmins, Ontario.

For further information, please contact:

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Sgt. Jackie George

Media Relations- Phone 807-346-6593 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Nishnawbe –Aski Police Headquarters

Thunder Bay, Ontario