NAPS Investigation Results in Drug Arrests

Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Headquarters - Thunder Bay
Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Headquarters - Thunder Bay

Moose Factory, ON –  On February 12, 2017, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) Moose Factory Detachment members, along with the NAPS Drug Unit and NAPS Emergency Response Team, executed a search warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at a residence located in Moose Cree First Nation.

As a result of the search, police seized numerous small baggies containing cocaine with a northern street value of nineteen thousand two-hundred eighty ($19,280.00) dollars; approximately two thousand eight-hundred thirty-nine ($2,839.00) dollars in Canadian currency; and, one firearm.

Seventy (70) year-old John WESLEY of Moose Cree First Nation has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime; Possession of a Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order; and, Resisting Peace Officer.

Sixty-seven (67) year-old Lillian WESLEY of Moose Cree First Nation has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Both have been remanded into custody for court in Timmins, Ontario on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

Moose Cree First Nation (Moose Factory) is located approximately 315 kilometres north of Timmins, Ontario.