KENORA - A Kenora man is facing drug trafficking charges after police seized more than $23,000 in street drugs on Wednesday.
In a news release, Ontario Provincial Police say, Jeremy Olsen, 44, of Kenora has been charged with one count of possession of Hydromorphone for the purpose of trafficking, possession of Methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and one count of failing to comply with a release order.
Police say on Wednesday, Nov. 18, officers conducted a traffic stop on Rabbit Lake Road where a person was arrested and a vehicle was seized. Officers then executed a search warrant on Universal Drive where they seized drugs and drug trafficking paraphernalia.
Police say the combined street value of drugs was $23,340. Olsen will appear in Kenora court on Jan. 14, 2021.
This investigation was conducted by the OPP Community Street Crime Unit, Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau with assistance from the Northwest Region Canine Unit and Kenora OPP detachment.