Drug Bust in Attawapiskat Lands 19-Year-Old Male in Trouble

Nishnawbe Aski Police

ATTAWAPISKAT – Nishnawbe Aski Police in Attawapiskat have made a dent in the supply of illegal drugs into the community.

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, Nishnawbe Aski Police Service members from the Attawapiskat Detachment charged one adult male under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act following the seizure of illegal drugs.

Police seized a large amount of Methamphetamine pills with a street value of approximately twenty-seven thousand ($27,000.00) dollars.

A 19-year-old male from Attawapiskat First Nation was charged with Possession of a Substance. The adult male has been released on conditions and will next appear in court on January 22, 2020, in Attawapiskat First Nation. The male cannot be named at this time due to the processing of court documents.

Attawapiskat First Nation is located approximately 630 kilometres north of Timmins, Ontario.