KASHECHEWAN FIRST NATION, Ont. – Three Kashechewan First Nation residents are facing trafficking charges following a vehicle stop on Friday.
According to a release, Nishnawbe Aski Police conducted a vehicle stop on Friday for a male that was wanted by police.
During the vehicle stop, officers found a large amount of currency throughout the vehicle.
Police say further investigation resulted in officers locating a pill bottle containing methamphetamine pills.
Police seized 451 methamphetamine pills and $24,062 in Canadian currency.
The total northern street value of the seizure is approximately $42,100.
As a result of the investigation, Chris Wesley, 35, Adam Wesley, 36, and Kenny Wynne, 37, of Kashechewan First Nation were arrested and charged with possession of a schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
Two of the individuals were released on conditions and will appear in court on Aug. 20.
The third individual was remanded into custody on previous charges.