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UCCM Police Foot Chase Leads to Arrest

Release Date: July 21, 2017

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M’Chigeeng First Nation – On the 21st of July 2017 UCCM Police were on routine patrol when they observed a M’Chigeeng man who was wanted by UCCM Police on outstanding warrants for domestic charges.  Officers made an attempt to stop the man who was on his a bicycle but refused to stop for police.  The man ditched his bicycle and continued on foot but was soon apprehended by police in a  wooded area in a near-by residential subdivision.

A 24 year old M’Chigeeng Man is charged with the following offences:

Spousal Assault sec. 266 CC
Uttering Threats to cause death or Bodily Harm Sec. 264.1(1)(a) CC
Unlawfully in a Dwelling House Sec. 349(1) CC
Assault Causing Bodily Harm – Spousal Assault Sec. 267(b) X 2 Counts
Overcoming Resistance Sec. 246(a) CC
6.  Escape Lawful Custody Sec. 145(1)(a)    CC

The accused is currently in custody awaiting Bail.

Rodney Nahwegahbow
Chief of Police
email:  rodney.nahwegahbow@www.www.uccmpolice.com
5926 Highway 540, Box 332
M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Tel:  705-377-7135 ext. 201
Fax:  705-377-5583

UCCM Police Recipient of Safety Leadership Award

Release Date:  June 1, 2017

Media Release

Toronto Ontario;  UCCM Anishnaabe Police Service was one of 4 recipients at a recognized Safety Leadership Awards dinner held in Toronto on the 25th of May 2017 by the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association.  The recognition for this safety award related to the Manitoulin Helmet Campaign initiative that took place at the Lakeview School in M’Chigeeng in June 2016 where nearly 700 bike helmets were distributed to Island Youth.

This campaign was put together by a number of Community partners that included the Ontario Safety League, UCCM Anishnaabe Police, Manitoulin OPP, St. John Ambulance (York Region) and the Manitoulin Injury Prevention Coalition.

The goal of this campaign was to increase the rate of safe bike helmet wearing among youth on Manitoulin Island.
Chief of Police Rodney Nahwegahbow stated that he was well pleased with the response to the program and feels this safety initiative has helped promote a culture of bicycle safety for our youth and healthier lifestyles.

Rodney Nahwegahbow
Chief of Police
email:  rodney.nahwegahbow@www.www.uccmpolice.com
5926 Highway 540, Box 332
M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Tel:  705-377-7135 ext. 201
Fax:  705-377-5583

** Police Seek Suspect in Serious Assault on M’Chigeeng Elder **

Media Release

Release Date:  May 14, 2014

Investigators with the UCCM Anishnaabe Police Criminal Investigation Unit are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect or suspects following an assault on a M’Chigeeng First Nation Elder.

On Sunday, May 11, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. a man was assaulted inside his residence on Back Street, M’Chigeeng First Nation.  The male victim sustained serious injuries as a result of the attack.  The victim was discovered inside his home that night by a neighbour and paramedics were called to the scene.  The man was then transported to Manitoulin Health Centre by ambulance and later flown to a Hospital in Sudbury.  The 70 year old M’Chigeeng man remains in critical, but stable condition in a Sudbury Hospital.  No one else was injured in the incident.

The assault was reported to UCCM Police on Monday, May 11, at about 6:00 a.m.  OPP Forensic Unit obtained physical evidence from the residence.  Members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police have been actively investigating the assault and the area has been canvassed for additional information.

This investigation is on going and anyone who witnessed this incident or has any information is asked to contact police immediately, by calling the UCCM Police at 1-888-377-7135, or Sudbury Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
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Brad Mack
Operations Sergeant

** High Risk Offender – UCCM Police Issue Public Safety Notification **

Release Date: May 15, 2017

Media Release

High Risk Offender- United Chiefs and Councils of Manitoulin Anishnaabe Police, is releasing information regrading a high-risk offender who is moving back into the Manitoulin Island area.

The UCCM Anishnaabe Police is advising residents in the area of Manitoulin Island that Isaac Jacob PAIBOMSAI 39 years, will be taking up residence on the Whitefish River First Nation. He has previous convictions for:
Assault Police X 4
Resist Police X 2
Escape Lawful Custody
Breach of Recognizance X4
Breach of Order of Long Term Supervision X 4
Assault x 7
Fail to Appear
Fail to Comply with Probation Order x 6
Fail to Attend Court
B &E and Theft
Possession of Stolen Property X 2
Theft over 5,000.
Sexual Assault causing bodily harm
Uttering Threats X 3
Possession of a Schedule II Substance
Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle.

Upon completing his custodial sentence on May 20th, 2017 in Kingston,  Isaac Jacob PAIBOMSAI will be returning to the Whitefish River First Nation where he will be residing.

Isaac Jacob PAIBOMSAI is described as a First Nation male, 5′ 7” tall, approximately 200 lbs, brown eyes and brown hair.

Rodney Nahwegahbow
Chief of Police
email:  rodney.nahwegahbow@www.www.uccmpolice.com
5926 Highway 540, Box 332
M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0
Tel:  705-377-7135 ext. 201
Fax:  705-377-5583

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Update – Missing Person located

Media Release

Release Date:  April 25, 2017

** Update  – Missing Person located **

On Wednesday March 15 2017, the UCCM Anishnaabe Police received a report of a missing person from a residence in M’Chigeeng.  Members of the UCCM Anishnaabe Police, North Shore Search and Rescue, and Ontario Provincial Police have been actively searching for the missing person. On Monday April 24th, police continued search efforts with the assistance of 2 Canine Units from the Ontario Provincial Police.  Upon searching a wooded area, adjacent to Highway 540 in M’Chigeeng, the missing subject was located.  The male party was pronounced dead at the scene.  The deceased has been identified as a 35 year old male from Hamilton, Ontario.  Foul play is not suspected.  The name of the deceased is being withheld at this time.

Sgt. Brad MACK
U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service
5926 Hwy 540
M’Chigeeng, ON  P0P 1G0

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** M’Chigeeng First Nation Drug Warrant Executed **

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M’Chigeeng First Nation: On April 07, 2017 members of the U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police Manitoulin Detachment and O.P.P. Canine Unit executed a warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act on a residence on the M’Chigeeng First Nation.

As a result a CDSA search warrant was executed and the following was located in the residence:

  •  3 males located and arrested inside the residence including Jay DEBASSIGE;

 The following were items located and seized within the residence:

  • 14.6 grams of suspected cocaine – $1500 dollar street value;
  • 5 grams of suspected cannabis resin (hash oil) – $150 dollars street value;
  • 2.2 grams of suspected crack/cocaine (hard) – $440 dollars;
  • 2.1 grams of suspected cannabis resin (Shatter) – $60 dollars street value; (Total street value of drugs seized is $2100 dollars) and,
  • Along with $540 dollars Canadian currency, a digital scale, packaging material and other drug related paraphernalia were also seized at the residence.J. DEBASSIGE was released on promise to appear with an attached undertaking for court May 9th in Gore Bay.

Charged: Jay DEBASSIGE for with Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine 5(2) CDSA; Possession for the purpose of trafficking cannabis resin 5(2) CDSA and Possession of property obtained by crime 354(1)(a) C.C total of 3 charges.

DEBASSIGE was released on promise to appear with an attached undertaking for court May 9th in Gore Bay.

 

Constable Murray Still

Community Services Officer 

email: murray.still@www.www.uccmpolice.com 

5926 Highway 540, Box 332 

M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0  

Tel: 705-377-7135 ext. 201 

Fax: 705-377-5583

** AOK Drug Warrant Executed **

MEDIA RELEASE

Release Date: March 20, 2017

 On 18 March 2017 members of the Ontario Provincial Police Drug Unit, Canine, Emergency Response Unit, Tactical Response Unit and U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance Act warrant on a residence on Aundeck Omni Kaaning First Nation.

 As a result, suspected fentanyl powder, suspected heroin and a large quantity of suspected morphine capsules were seize. A 25 year old male and a 23 year old female from Aundeck Omni Kaaning were arrested at the residence and charged with numerous drug related offenses. Both subjects were released on a Promise to Appear with a court date set 09 May 2017.

 The U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service would like to remind the public that if they suspect any drug related activity in their communities to please call the UCCM Police 1-888-377-7135, Ontario Provincial Police 705-368-1122 or Crime Stoppers at 1800-222-TIPS (8477).

Murray Still Community Services Officer email: murray.still@www.www.uccmpolice.com 5926 Highway 540, Box 332 M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0 Tel: 705-377-7135 ext. 201 Fax: 705-377-5583

Missing Person

Media Release

Release Date: March 20, 2017

 M’Chigeeng: The U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service is requesting the public assistance in locating a male subject who left a residence on M’Chigeeng First Nation on Manitoulin Island On. Derek THIVIERGE (36) was last seen on Monday 13/03/2017 in evening and his direction of travel is unknown. THIVIERGE is described as: A white Male, approximately 6′ 1″, 130-140 lbs, He has a shaved head with a beard and a moustache, and has multiple tattoos on both arms.

He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with the word “MATCO ” on it, a white with brown camouflage jacket with a hood, he may have been wearing a toque and was possibly carrying a knap sack with him. THIVIERGE is from the Hamilton area and may have been been hitchhiking back to that area from Manitoulin Island. The U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service and the North Shore Search and Rescue Unit are actively searching for THIVIERGE and are concerned for his safety.

 

If you may have seen this individual please call the:

U.C.C.M. Anishnaabe Police Service: 1888-377-7135

Hamiton Police Service: 1-905-546-4925

Crime stoppers: 1-800-222-8477

 

Murray Still

Community Services Officer

email: murray.still@www.www.uccmpolice.com

5926 Highway 540, Box 332

M’Chigeeng, ON P0P 1G0

Tel: 705-377-7135 ext. 201

Fax: 705-377-5583

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