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OPP Police Press Releases Sables-Spanish Rivers

Drug Bust – Names Released

(SABLES-SPANISH RIVERS TOWNSHIP, ON) – Two people have been arrested and charged for weapon and drug offences in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township.

On June 15, 2024, shortly after 12:00 a.m., the Manitoulin Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was notified by a member of the public of a possible impaired driver on Grove Street. Police patrolled the area, locating the vehicle parked at a residence on Saubles Street East in Sables-Spanish Rivers Township.

Police approached the vehicle and observed an individual sitting in the front passenger seat. Upon speaking with this individual, police were notified that they were breaching their release order. This person was subsequently arrested. While arresting this individual, police were then approached by a second individual who attempted to intervene. This person was also subsequently arrested.

Police conducted a search and located suspected cocaine, a dagger style knife, and approximately $16,000 in Canadian currency.

As a result of the investigation, Jessie MIGWANS, 25-years-old from M’Chigeeng First Nation has been charged with:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance – cocaine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000

Also, Devonte BLAIR, 28-years-old from Scarborough has been charged with:

  • Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance – cocaine
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime over $5,000
  • Obstruct peace officer

Both accused persons were held in custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sudbury Bail Court on June 17, 2024.