WINNIPEG - RCMP have arrested and charged a man and woman for trafficking after they both attempted to bring a large amount of methamphetamine trough the airport in St. Theresa Point First Nation.
On June 3 First Nation Safety Officers went to the local airport after their investigation had determined a woman coming in on a flight was in possession of methamphetamine. The woman had 89 grams of meth on her at the time.
Carleigh Lathlin, 27-years-old from Winnipeg, was formally charged by RCMP with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.
Then on June 5 First Nation Safety Officers went back to the local airport on information that a man coming in on a flight also had methamphetamine in his possession. Officers seized 47 grams of methamphetamine.
A 27-year-old man from St. Theresa Point was charged by RCMP with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.
“This was amazing work done by First Nation Safety Officers in St. Theresa Point,” said Cst. Carleigh Schirmacher from the Island Lake RCMP Detachment. “The RCMP’s goal is to keep the community safe, and it is very good to know that First Nation Safety Officers are there to work so closely with us in reaching that goal.”