The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) East Region Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) has made one arrest after seizing illegal drugs in the St-Isidore area of The Nation Township.

On November 27, 2020, members of the Street Crime Unit, assisted by the OPP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and OPP Canine Unit, executed a search warrant at a residence on Ste. Catherine Street. Officers seized a quantity of suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, MDMA and illicit cannabis, as well as items typically associated with drug trafficking. One person was arrested at the scene. Two others were released unconditionally.

A 34-year-old Nation Municipality resident has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking – Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) sec. 5(2) – three counts
  • Possession for the purpose of distributing – Cannabis Act sec. 9(2)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime -CC sec. 354(1)(a)

The accused has been released from custody and is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in L’Orignal on January 20, 2020.