KENORA – NEWS – Kenora OPP have seized a large quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine and opioids, along with other unknown substances.
Officers also seized numerous cell phones, drug paraphernalia, items consistent with drug trafficking and Canadian currency.
The seizure of the contraband happed on May 3rd as a result of a traffic stop on Lakeview Drive followed by the execution of a search warrant at a residence on Second Street South in Kenora on May 3, 2022.
Carey SAS, age 53, Glendon LORANGER, age 64 and Sally KOKOKOPENACE, age 23, all residents of Kenora, were arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Criminal Code (CC) with:
· Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking – methamphetamine, contrary to sec. 5(2), CDSA
· Possession of property obtained by crime – under $5,000, contrary to sec. 354(1)(a), CC
Sara DUCK, age 33 of Nestor Falls was charged with:
· Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking – other drugs, contrary to sec. 5(2), CDSA
LORANGER, KOKOKOPENACE and DUCK have all been released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Kenora on June 2, 2022. SAS was remanded in custody until a scheduled bail hearing on May 4, 2022.
The Kenora Community Street Crime Unit was assisted by members of the Kenora Detachment, OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit.
Members of the public who have information regarding this investigation are urged to contact 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 access their website at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.