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Man nabbed for drug trafficking

Man faces drug related charges following an investigation in Kenora.
20190310 opp cruiser OPP
Courtesy OPP.
KENORA, Ont. -- OPP have charged a Kenora man with drug related charges on Wednesday following an ongoing investigation.

According to a release, Ontario Provincial Police Kenora Community Street Crime Unit and the Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau have charged a 31-year-old man following an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in Kenora.

As a result of the investigation, police arrested a man on Wednesday on River Drive. 

After searching the man, police found more than 13 grams of methampetamine, cocaine and hydromorphone, along with other items associated with the drug trafficking trade.

Police say the man was also found to be carrying two prohibited weapons. 

The street value of the drugs is estimated to be nearly $2,600 and about $2,000 in cash was seized.
 
Police charged a 31-year-old from Kenora with:
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-methamphetamine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-hydromorphone
  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking-cocaine
  • Possession of a schedule I substance-hydromorphone
  • Possession of a schedule I substance-cocaine
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000
  • Possession of firearm or ammunition contrary to prohibition order
  • Two counts possession of a prohibited weapon Ccontrary to a prohibition order
 The accused was held in custody pending a bail hearing.



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