Oxford House RCMP seize oxycodone pills in raid

A man and a woman are facing charges following a drug raid in Bunibonibee Cree Nation Tuesday. RCMP/Handout

Two people from Bunibonibee Cree Nation are facing trafficking charges following a drug raid in the community.

Oxford House RCMP say officers executed a search warrant at a home in the community, roughly 577 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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They say 99 oxycodone tablets were seized, along with an undisclosed amount of cash, two air rifles and an air pistol.

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A 31-year-old woman and a 30-year-old man are each facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of property obtained by crime.

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The man is also facing a charge of breaching a prohibition order.

Both accused have been released and are scheduled to appear in court Feb. 11, 2022.

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