Drug arrests in connection with fentanyl O-Ds

RCMP have arrested two men at Esgenoopetitj after a pill containing fentanyl was found on the First Nation.

A 35 year old man remains in custody for now on drug charges and breaching probation. A 60 year old man has been released pending a court date later.

Several residents have been hospitalized in recent weeks because of suspected fentanyl overdoses…and one woman died.