Nipigon OPP – Investigation into Drug Trafficking leads to arrest

As a result of public complaints and tips, officers from the Nipigon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) began an investigation into drug trafficking in the town of Nipigon.

As a result of this investigation a warrant was issued for the arrest of Steven MAHONEY, 40 years old, of Nipigon, Ontario.

On May 30, 2023 the accused was arrested and held for a bail hearing, he has been charged with three counts of;

  • Trafficking in Schedule I Substance – Methamphetamines, contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drug and Substances Act

If you have any information about the trafficking of illicit drugs call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or report online through, where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.