TWO CHARGED WITH DRUG TRAFFICKING IN FORT ALBANY FIRST NATION Print

Date of Release: October 31, 2017

(Fort Albany, ON) On October 27, 2017, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) members of the Fort Albany Detachment with the assistance of the NAPS Drug Enforcement Unit conducted an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

As a result of the investigation, police seized approximately one thousand five-hundred (1,500) Methamphetamine pills.

One adult male and one adult female, both of Fort Albany First Nation, have each been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Both have been released on conditions and will next appear in court at Fort Albany on February 14, 2018.
Both the male and female cannot be identified at this time due to the process of court document filing.

Fort Albany First Nation is located approximately 525 km north of Timmins.

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