Drug and Alcohol Seizure at Wabaseemoong Community Checkpoint

FROM: Treaty Three Police Service Headquarters                       February 22, 2021

(KENORA) Treaty Three Police conducted a vehicle search related to a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Liquor Licence Act (LLA) investigation which led to the arrest of one adult female and the seizure of drugs and alcohol.

On February 19th, 2021 at approximately 11 p.m. Treaty Three Police along with the assistance of Wabaseemoong Security stopped the involved vehicle at the Wabaseemoong Community Checkpoint. Treaty Three Police Service had information that this vehicle was transporting alcohol and drugs into the community for resell.

A 29-year-old female from Wabaseemoong will be charged under the CDSA with Possession of A Schedule Three Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Marihuana for the Purpose of Trafficking and further charged under the LLA for Unlawfully Delivering Liquor for a fee and Unlawfully Selling Liquor.

To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online www.tipshelp.com

Treaty Three Police Service would like to acknowledge the dedication and hard work of Community Checkpoint and Security workers in keeping their communities safe.

The Treaty Three Police Service is a self-administered Policing entity under the First Nations Policing Program in Canada and is responsible for full policing duties spanning 55,000 square miles of the Greater Treaty Three Region in Northwestern Ontario. This includes approximately 20,000 residents in 23 First Nation Communities.

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Contact:

Staff Sergeant Cheryl Gervais

Treaty Three Police Service

Tel: 807-548-5474

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