On November 20, 2020, at approximately 9:55 pm, Fisher Branch RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Fisher River Cree Nation. A search of the vehicle led to the seizure of approximately 125 grams of cocaine, bear spray, and drug paraphernalia.
The driver, a 32-year-old male from Fisher River Cree Nation, was arrested and will be facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose. He was also fined for Failing to Comply with a Provincial Emergency Order, under the Public Health Act, for not self-isolating as directed. He is scheduled to appear in court on March 2, 2021.