Mushkegowuk Tribal Council declared a state of emergency
#LSN_Crime Stop flow of illegal drugs and alcohol OPP RESPONSE TO STATE OF EMERGENCY
ORILLIA, ONTARIO February 1, 2018 (LSN) - The Mushkegowuk Tribal Council declared a state of emergency in response to the flow of illegal drugs and alcohol (including prescription drugs) into their communities. As a result, the public may experience increased police presence in their communities in order to stem the tide of illicit drugs.
The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will provide secondary policing support to assist the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) in their response to the declaration of emergency. The OPP continues to support public safety and community well-being through a proactive and integrated approach with its policing, judicial and Indigenous community partners.
Any person with information regarding illicit drugs in the region should contact the Ontario Provincial Police or their nearest police authority. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.
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