Stolen property raid in Hay River nets suspected fentanyl and crack-cocaine

Yellowknife RCMP detachment exterior. (CKLB file photo.)

Hay River RCMP executed a search warrant on a Hay River suspected as being a venue for selling stolen property. There they found the goods and suspected fentanyl and crack-cocaine.

As a result, 21-year-old Destiny Smallgeese and 34-year-old John Antoine have both been charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000.

And 31-year-old Markara Bun and 38-year-old Savy You of Ontario are both charged with:

  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000;
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine;
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl.

Destiny Smallgeese and Savy You were released on promises to appear in Hay River Territorial Court on May 13.

Markara Bun appeared before a Justice of the Peace and was remanded into custody.

John Antoine will appear in Hay River Territorial Court on April 29.

Anyone who has information about this matter is asked to contact the Hay River RCMP at (867) 874-1111 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)


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