Welcome To
Acadia Broadcasting NewsThe Latest and Greatest ContentYour Trusted Local Source


Supplied Photo

Couchiching seizure valued at over $100k

By Adam Riley Oct 5, 2023 | 8:29 AM

A drug bust on a Fort Frances area First Nation has resulted in a seizure valued at more than $100,000.

Officers with the Treaty Three Police Service spearheaded the investigation and warrant execution Tuesday on the Couchiching First Nation.

There they arrested a 46 year old man, and seized a vehicle, cash and quantities of two controlled substances, oxycodone and hydromorphone.

The accused faces several charges:

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

Assisting in the raid were members of the Ontario Provincial Police’s Fort Frances and Kenora Street Crime Units and the Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau.