NAPS lay trafficking charges in Martin Falls – Seize Oxycodone


OxycodoneTHUNDER BAY – On July 17, 2012, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Drug Unit assisted by the NAPS Guns and Gangs Unit and the Ontario Provincial Police Drug Enforcement Section seized a quantity of a prescription drug destined for the First Nation community of Marten Falls. NAPS Police attended the Thunder Bay International Airport and seized approximately four thousand eight-hundred ($4,800.00) dollars worth of Oxycodone.

Thirty-seven year-old Josie Baxter of Thunder Bay has been charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. Baxter has been released on conditions and will next appear in court in Thunder Bay on August 15, 2012.

Marten Falls First Nation is located approximately 450 km northeast of Thunder Bay.

Previous article13 new forest fires confirmed in Northwestern Ontario
Next articleCamp Quality Blog # 9 – One more popsicle for the road…packing up Camp Quality for another year or NNL offers news, information, opinions and positive ideas for Thunder Bay, Ontario, Northwestern Ontario and the world. NNL covers a large region of Ontario, but are also widely read around the country and the world. To reach us by email: Reach the Newsroom: (807) 355-1862