Woman wanted on outstanding warrants, charged by Espanola Police

A 43-year old Wikwemikong resident, who was wanted on three outstanding warrants after she failed to appear in court, and for prints in the fall of 2015, was arrested by the Espanola Police on May 9, 2016, while hitchhiking on Centre Street in Espanola.

At 2:40 p.m., a member of the Wikwemikong Tribal Police, who was driving on Centre Street and recognized the female as a wanted person, contacted the Espanola Police, who attended and spoke to the female. In speaking to the officers, the female tried to provide a false name, but as her identity was already known, she was arrested on the outstanding warrants, and during a search of her person incident to arrest, a half gram of cocaine was located, as well as $21.00 in sundry items she admitted she stole from a store at the Espanola Mall earlier in the day.

As a result of the incident, the 43-year old was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of property obtained by crime, and obstruct police. She appeared in Bail Court in Sudbury on May 10, 2016, to answer to her charges.