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T3PS makes arrest in Couchiching during CDSA Investigation

Press Release

October 4, 2023

(FORT FRANCES) – On Tuesday, Treaty Three Police Service (T3PS) executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) search warrant in Couchiching First Nation where a vehicle, cash and controlled substances (oxycodone and hydromorphone) were seized estimated to be in excess of $100,000. Members of the OPP – Fort Frances and Kenora Street Crime Unit and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau were involved.

One 46-year-old male is charged with multiple counts of:

  • Possession for the purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of property obtained by Crime over $5000
  • Careless storage of a firearm
  • Unauthorized possession of a firearm

T3PS prioritizes the safety and well-being of our communities. If you have any information related to drug activity in your community, we encourage you to come forward and share it with the Treaty Three Police Service (T3PS) or call Crime Stoppers to remain anonymous.

Your information plays a crucial role in helping us combat drug-related issues and protect our community. By reporting drug-related activities, you contribute to creating a safer environment for everyone.

Treaty Three Police Service is a self-administered Policing entity under the First Nations Policing Program in Canada and is responsible for full policing duties in 23 First Nation Communities in the Treaty #3 territory.

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