Constance Lake Man Charged with Drug Offences

NAPS Makes Drug Arrest in Constance Lake FN.
NAPS Makes Drug Arrest in Constance Lake FN.

NAPS Nishnawbe Police ServiceCONSTANCE LAKE – Legal News – On January 8, 2014, the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit successfully executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant in Constance Lake First Nation.

With the assistance of NAPS Constance Lake Detachment, Criminal Intelligence, Canine, Guns & Gangs, and Emergency Response Team, members conducted a search at a local residence and as a result seized a quantity of Hydromorphone and Oxycodone prescription pills along with four hundred thirty-five ($435.00) dollars in currency. The estimated street value of the seized drugs in the remote northern community is approximately one thousand seven-hundred fifty ($1,750.00) dollars.

Twenty-seven (27) year old Sharbel SUTHERLAND of Constance Lake First Nation has been charged with two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. SUTHERLAND has been released on conditions and he will next appear in court in Hearst, Ontario on March 19, 2014.

Constance Lake First Nation is located approximately 290 km west of Timmins, Ontario.

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