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Drug trafficking charges laid after raid on Dokis First Nation

As a result of the search warrant, officers located over $5,000 in cash and a quantity of suspected fentanyl
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Fentanyl seized by police during a raid on a Dokis First Nation home. Courtesy OPP.

On December 3, officers from the Nipissing West OPP Community Street Crime Unit with the assistance of Anishinabek Police Service executed a search warrant on Subdivision Road in Dokis First Nation. 

As a result of the search warrant, officers located over $5,000 in cash and a quantity of suspected fentanyl. The drugs have a street value of approximately $8,000.

As a result of this investigation, three people from Dokis First Nation have been charged.

Brian Lariviere, 56, and Tina Lariviere, 55, were both charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

Brian Lariviere Jr., 26 was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance - Opioid

All accused were held in custody pending a bail hearing.

 


Jeff Turl

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