Press Release – Waswanipi

The evening of November 30″‘, 2022; the Waswanipi Detachment of the Eeyou Eenou Police Force conducted a drug operation, two search warrants were granted from the Justice of the peace under the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act and Cannabis Act. The search was conducted in one residence.

During the operation, two male individuals were arrested and are facing charges under the Controlled Drugs & Substances Act and Cannabis Act; including charges under the Waswanipi Alcohol Law, respecting the sale of the alcohol.

The EEPF, in collaboration with colleagues from the Sureté du Québec, seized approximately a kilo (estimated 1,000 in grams) of white powdery substance suspected to be cocaine, speed pills (methamphetamine), psilocybin mushrooms, illicit cannabis, excessive number of alcoholic beverages and about over $5,000 in Canadian currency.

The Waswanipi Detachment would like to thank the public for their participation in this successful drug operation. We look forward to continuing this work with you to make our community a safer and healthier place to live.