THUNDER BAY – Crime – On Monday, November 5, 2012,the NAPS Guns & Gangs Unit assisted by the NAPS Canine Unit attended Cat Lake First Nation and executed two arrest warrants which led to a Native Syndicate gang member being taken off the streets. The warrants were issued by the Dryden Police Service in September, 2012.
A fifty-one (51) year-old Cat Lake resident who has been known to be a Native Syndicate Gang Member since 2003 was the subject of the arrest warrants. This individual has been the subject of previous investigations involving drugs and firearms and currently has sixteen (16) outstanding breaches of court orders.
The Native Syndicate gang has a significant negative impact within our First Nation communities as they are known to be actively involved in drug trafficking, bootlegging as well as other organized criminal activities throughout the community of Cat Lake and the Northwest area.
Cat Lake First Nation is located approximately 550 km northwest of Thunder Bay, Ontario.