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OPP charge 2 in KI First Nation, after warning of laced drugs

Two Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug men face trafficking charges, OPP say.
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Two men are facing drug charges following an OPP investigation in Kitchenuhmaykoosib Inninuwug First Nation

The arrests were made after police issued a public safety warning about a possible supply of laced cocaine in KI on March 14, following an overdose in the community, the OPP said in a statement Thursday.

Further investigation led to the arrest of two men, both from KI, according to police. Each face charges of Trafficking in a Schedule III Substance, and one of the men was also charged with Possession of Firearm or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order.

Both have been released on undertakings and are scheduled to appear in the KI Ontario Court of Justice on June 2, police said.

The OPP urged anyone with information about drug-related activities in the community to contact the KI detachment at 1-888-310-1122 or submit information anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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