Two Mistissini residents have been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking.

“We executed a search warrant on July 15 at 6:50 am,” said Mistissini Police Interim Director Bradley Mianscum. “The target was a 29-year-old male.”

Mathew Ottereyes was arrested and charged with drug trafficking. He appeared in court via telephone July 17 and was released with a promise to appear August 23.

Thirty grams of marijuana were seized along with a small amount of cash.

Ottereyes’ domestic partner, 27-year-old Karen Longchap, was also charged with drug trafficking and released with a promise to appear.