Drug Trafficking: A Second Police Operation Conducted in the Community of Lac-Simon

August 3, 2016
Lac-Simon, Quebec

News release

In the wake of the police operation that took place last July 20 in the Aboriginal community of Lac Simon, the RCMP, the Sûreté du Québec and the Lac-Simon Police Service have disrupted once again drug trafficking activity in this Algonquin community.

The police searched two residences in Lac-Simon, located in the Abitibi-Témiscamingue region. The searches resulted in the seizure of drugs and money. Two subjects in their twenties were arrested, and charges could be laid against them shortly.

The A-CFSEU Fights Crime in Aboriginal Communities

The A-CFSEU, a joint investigative unit composed of members of the RCMP, Sûreté du Québec and Aboriginal police services, intends to continue fighting criminal activities that are detrimental to the interests of Aboriginal communities in Quebec and pose a direct threat to their well-being.

Appeal to the Public

If you have information on individuals or groups involved in drug trafficking activity, contact the RCMP at 514 939-8300/1 800 771-5401 or your local police.

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