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Charges laid after drug bust on Christian Island

Police seize cocaine, oxycodone after search warrant executed March 27
2022-03-30 Beausoleil Island drug bust
Drugs, currency and other items were seized at a Beausoleil Island residence March 27.


The Beausoleil First Nation detachment of the Anishinabek Police Service (APS) executed a search warrant on March 27 at a private residence located on the island.

As a result of this search, officers seized the following drugs and some stolen property.

  • Crack cocaine
  • Oxycodone
  • Cocaine
  • Stolen property
  • Scales
  • Canadian currency
  • Drug paraphernalia

The accused was identified as Gary King, 47, of Beausoleil First Nation. King was charged with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Schedule 1 substance for the purpose of trafficking (opioid)
  • Possession of a Schedule 1 Substance for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
  • Possession of stolen property under $5,000
  • Adult possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order

The accused was arrested and released and is to attend court on May 12.

Police encourage members of all Anishinabek Police Service territories to call APS with any drug-related information. You can call APS at 1-888-310-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).