Pic Mobert First Nation – Four Face Drug and Weapons Offense Charges

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Fort William FN MAN arrested by Anishinabek Police and OPP

MARATHON, ON – The Ontario Provincial Police report that on February 21st, 2020 at 07:00 am, the (OPP) Northeast Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) and Anishinabek Police Service (APS) assisted by the Northeast and Northwest Emergency Response Team (ERT) members executed a CDSA Search Warrant, in the First Nation Territory of Pic Mobert, Ontario.

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The search resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected cocaine and oxycodone tablets with an approximate street value of $4000.00. Also, officers seized four firearms, as well as drug paraphernalia, cell phones, and other electronic devices.

23-year-old Joey LAVIGNE, of Pic Mobert First Nation, ON was charged with:

  • Possession of a substance included in Schedule 1 for the purpose of Trafficking Opioid, CDSA 5(2)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance Cocaine, CDSA 4(1)
  • 4 counts Breach of Firearms Regulation, Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon, CC 86(2)

Also, Manon LAVIGNE aged 53, Sierra O’CONNOR aged 19, and Kenneth DESMOULIN  aged 58, all of Pic Mobert First Nation, ON were charged with:

  • Possession of a substance included in Schedule 1 for the purpose of Trafficking Opioid, CDSA 5(2)
  • 4 counts Breach of Firearms Regulation, Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon, CC 86(2)

All were arrested and later released with a court date of April 23rd, 2020 in Marathon to answer to the charges. None of the charges have been proven in court.

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