SIX NATIONS — Police say a child was found sleeping next to a computer tablet with drug residue on it during a search warrant executed at a home on River Road.
On February 23, Six Nations Police investigated the home with warrants for Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act violations.
When police entered the home they found the sleeping child in a room with fentanyl paraphernalia that was easily accessible to the child. Police say Six Nations child protection agency Ogwadeni:deo was contacted to assist with the child’s needs. The mother of the child attended the residence and was arrested.
Another male was in the home sleeping in a separate room. He was also arrested. As a result of the search, the police seized an amount of fentanyl, firearm ammunition they say was not safely stored, and a stolen pickup truck.
A 24-year-old male has been arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl, Fail to Provide Necessaries of Life – Child, Careless Use of ammunition, Tampering with Vehicle Identification Number, Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000 X2.
A 28-year-old female was arrested and charged with Fail to Provide Necessaries of Life-Child, Possession of Fentanyl, Careless use of ammunition, Tampering with Vehicle Identification Number, and Possession of Stolen Property Under $5,000.
The male was held for a formal bail hearing. The female was released on a Form 10 Undertaking. Names are being withheld to protect the identity of the child.