On 4 September 2020, officers of UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service (UCCM APS) conducted a vehicle stop, of a vehicle that was observed on the Whitefish River First Nation. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of drugs. Drugs seized included two ounces of cocaine (approximate street value of $12,000), fentanyl patches, valium pills (with a combined street value of over $2300), over $600 in Canadian currency, and other drug paraphernalia.
A male resident of Billings Township has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and various other drug offences. The UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service would like to remind the public to report suspected drug activity.