Date of Release: June 4, 2019
(Moose Factory, ON) On June 1, 2019, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) Drug Enforcement Unit with the assistance of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, NAPS Emergency Response Team, OPP Moosonee Detachment & Marine Unit, and the members of the NAPS Moose Factory Detachment, executed two drug warrants under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act which resulted in two persons being charged and a seizure of several illegal substances. Another male was also arrested in an unrelated arrest warrant.
The drug warrant execution resulted in police seizing various amounts of Fentanyl, Cocaine, MDMA (Methylenedioxymethamphetamine), Crystal Methamphetamine, Methamphetamine, Oxycodone, and Hydromorphone. Police also seized approximately eighteen thousand ($18,000.00) dollars in Canadian currency. The estimated street value of the seized drugs is approximately twenty-four thousand nine-hundred eighty ($24,980.00) dollars.
A 24 year-old female from Toronto was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 and six counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. The female was released on conditions and will appear in court on August 6, 2019 in Moosonee, Ontario.
A 38 year-old male from Moose Factory was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000.00 and six counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. The male was released on conditions and will appear in court on August 6, 2019 in Moosonee, Ontario.
A 25 year-old male was found in at the location who was wanted for Robbery by the OPP Orillia Detachment. The male was turned over to the OPP and remained in custody pending a bail hearing.
Moose Cree First Nation (Moose Factory) is located approximately 315 kilometres north of Timmins, Ontario.
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Sgt. Jackie George
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Nishnawbe Aski Police Headquarters
Thunder Bay, Ontario