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NAPS seizes drugs and lays charges in Fort Hope

Nishnawbe Aski Police Service (NAPS) seized a quantity of cocaine and arrested a female suspect, following the search of a Fort Hope First Nation home Wednesday.
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FORT HOPE – Officers with the Nishnawbe Aski Police Service executed a search warrant at a residential address in Fort Hope First Nation on Wednesday, June 5, according to NAPS.

The police service said the warrant was obtained as a result of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking activity from that address.

During the search, police found a quantity of cocaine, cannabis, and paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

A 35-year-old female from Fort Hope First Nation was taken into custody and charged with drug trafficking and unlawful distribution of cannabis.

The identity of the accused is being withheld until the charges are formally sworn before the courts.

The accused has been released with a future court appearance date scheduled for September.

Clint Fleury

About the Author: Clint Fleury

Clint Fleury is a web reporter covering Northwestern Ontario and the Superior North regions.
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