(GREENSTONE, ON) – Once again, hardworking officers with the Greenstone detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police have arrested another alleged drug dealer. A traffic stop was initiated around 12:34 am and upon officers observing the vehicle, noticed an open liquor container. Officers then conducted a search of the vehicle and as the driver exited they noticed she dropped a suboxone pill. A youth was also with the woman in the vehicle.
Police say that the woman then reached down to grab the pill and attempted to swallow it. Officers managed to prevent that from happening.
A search of the vehicle and the woman turned up cocaine, crack, suboxone and ritalin. Some of these items were stashed behind the woman’s intimate undergarments.
44-year-old Faye Shebagabow was arrested and held in police custody pending her court appearance this morning. She appeared in a Thunder Bay bail court via video link from the Greenstone OPP detachment. His Worship, Justice of the Peace Bernard Caron was presiding along with Federal Crown Attorney Arturo Acosta and a duty counsel representative.
Shebagabow is facing the following criminal charges:
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking x4.
- Obstruct police (trying to destroy evidence).
Shebagabow doesn’t have a criminal record and the Crown Attorney recommends a $500 non-deposit recognizance release under the following conditions:
- Reside with her mother in the 200 block of Otter Street, Long Lake #58.
- No consuming intoxicating substances without medical prescription.
- Curfew of 9:00 pm to 6:00 am.
- No contact with the youth who was with her at the time of her arrest.
Shebagabow is ordered released from police custody and is scheduled to appear back in court on October 16th to begin answering to the charges.
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