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McNABB & CLARK Arrested for Drug Trafficking – Wingham Free Press

By Vaseline May31,2024

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – A driver and passenger have been arrested and charged by Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) after locating them asleep in a parked vehicle.

On May 29, 2024, shortly before 7:00 a.m., members of the Nipissing West Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation involving a parked vehicle on Highway 17, West Nipissing.

The two occupants were sleeping in the vehicle and were arrested after police found and seized drugs, believed to be cocaine, heroin, fentanyl and methamphetamine, with an estimated street value of $12,000.

It was determined that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and was transported to the OPP detachment for further investigation.

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As a result of the investigation, the driver, Natasha CLARK, age 38, of West Lethbridge, AB, was charged with:

  • Operation during reduced activity – blood alcohol concentration (80+)
  • Operation while impaired – alcohol and drugs.
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purposes of Trafficking in Persons – (three counts)
  • Possession of a schedule III substance for the purpose of trafficking in persons

While the passenger, Tannis McNABB, age 28, of Lethbridge, AB, was charged with Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – (three counts) and Possession of a Schedule II Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

Both suspects have been released and will appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on July 4, 2024.

The driver was given an administrative driver’s license suspension for 90 days and the vehicle was impounded for seven days.

The OPP would like to remind the public that if you see a potentially impaired driver on our roads, waterways or trails, to ‘Make the Call’ and call 9-1-1 as impaired driving never ends well. Please plan a route to get home safely.

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