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OPP arrest three in Hydromorphone bust

OPP Media Release (KENORA, ON) Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kenora Street Crime Unit (SCU) with the assistance of the Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) -Kenora Drug Unit and Community Drug Action Team (CDAT), Treaty Thre
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OPP Media Release

(KENORA, ON) Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Kenora Street Crime Unit (SCU) with the assistance of the Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) -Kenora Drug Unit and Community Drug Action Team (CDAT), Treaty Three Police and the OPP Canine Unit have charged three people with drug related charges following an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in the City of Kenora.

On Tuesday, January 3, 2017 shortly before 8:00 pm, as a result of an ongoing investigation, police executed a search warrant on a residence in the Lakeside area of the City of Kenora. 

Two men and a woman were arrested and searched at the scene.  Upon searching the residence and subjects, police located a quantity of Hydromorphone with a street value of $1500.  

Police also located and seized Canadian currency and other items associated with the drug trafficking trade. 

As a result of this investigation, Police have charged the following people:

A 43-year-old Kenora man has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA).
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • Fail to Comply with Recognizance (3 counts)  s. 145(3) CC

He has been held in custody to appear in Kenora Court on February 16, 2017.

A 26-year-old Kenora man has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Other Drugs s. 5(2) (CDSA).
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance-Other Drugs s. 4(1) (CDSA).

         He is to appear in Kenora Court on February 16, 2017 to answer to the charges.

A 35-year-old Kenora woman has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking-Other Drugs s. 5(2) (CDSA).

She is to appear in Kenora Court on February 16, 2017 to answer to the charges



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