Three Individuals Charged in Major Drug Bust on M’Chigeeng FirstNation

By Jacqueline St. Pierre, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter   04/07/2024 01:58 M’Chigeeng, ON, June 24, 2024 — On June 20, 2024, a coordinated effort between the United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin (UCCM) Anishnaabe Police Service and the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) led to a significant drug bust on Hill Street in M’Chigeeng First Nation. The operation, which involved the OPP’s Community Street Crime Unit, Emergency Response Team (ERT), and K9 unit, resulted in the arrest of three individuals and the seizure of illicit drugs valued at approximately $15,000.   The individuals arrested have been identified as Shayla Debassige and Savanah Eshquib, both from M’Chigeeng, and Tasin Rahman from North York. They face multiple charges, including: Production of a Schedule I Substance (CDSA 7(1)) Possession of Fentanyl for the Purpose of…

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