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Vehicle stop leads to seizure of methamphetamine

Police seize 451 methamphetamine pills and $24,062 after conducting a vehicle stop last week.
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.