ESPANOLA – On October 24, 2012, members of the OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, Sudbury Drug Enforcement Unit in partnership with the Espanola Police Service, Wikwemikong Tribal Police Service, United Chiefs and Council of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police Service and the Manitoulin Island Detachment of the OPP, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant at a residence located in the Town of Espanola.
As a result of this investigation 224 grams of marihuana, scales, a debt list and packaging material was seized. Five people were arrested inside the residence and have been charged with various drug related offences. All have been released from custody and will appear in court in December 2012.
The street value of the drugs seized is $4,480.00.