Two men from the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) reserve at Nelson House were arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) on July 31.
RCMP officers from Nelson House executed a search warrant at a residence in the community.
Teamed with the Thompson RCMP detachment and the RCMP Thompson Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, the Nelson House officers searched the residence where they found 14 individually packed grams of marijuana and seized $800 in cash.
Ten 500-ml water bottles filled with whiskey were also seized.
Richard Sinclair, 23, from Nelson House, was arrested and charged under the CDSA for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking. He is also facing charges under the Criminal Code for proceeds of crime under $5,000, possession of a weapon dangerous to the public, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of alcohol for re-sale under the provincial Liquor Control Act.
Harris Spence, 20, also from Nelson House, was arrested and faces the same charges as Sinclair, with the exception of proceeds of crime under $5,000.
An 18-year-old female from Nelson House was arrested at the scene and is being investigated for charges under the CDSA and Liquor Control Act.
Sinclair and Spence were kept in police custody until a court appearance that was scheduled for Aug. 7 in Thompson. The 18-year-old female was released on a promise to appear for provincial court Sept. 24 in Nelson House.
The estimated street value of the drugs is around $280; the estimated street value of the alcohol is about $300.