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Search warrant leads to seizure of drugs, firearms

OPP charge four individuals following a search warrant late last week in Pic Mobert First Nation.
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Pic Mobert FN

MARATHON, Ont. – A search warrant at a residence in Pic Mobert First Nation has led to the arrest of four individuals Friday morning.

Ontario Provincial Police, Northeast Region Community Street Crime Unit, Anishinabek Police Service along with Northeast and Northwest Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant around 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 21.

According to a release, the search resulted in the seizure of a suspected cocaine and oxycodone table with an estimated street value of $4,000.

Police also seized four firearms, drug paraphernalia, cell phones and other electronic devices.

A 23-year-old from Pic Mobert First Nation was charged with possession of a substance included in schedule 1 for the purpose of trafficking opioid, Possession of a schedule 1 substance cocaine, and four counts of breach of firearms regulation, store firarm or restricted weapon.

Police also charged a 53-year-old, a 19-year-old and a 58-year-old, all from Pic Mobert First Nation with possession of a substance included in schedule 1 for the purpose of trafficking opioid, and four counts of breach of firearms regulation, store firarm or restricted weapon.

All were arrested and released with a court date of April 23 in Marathon to answer to the charges.



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