The Sioux Lookout OPP has taken nearly half-a-million dollars worth of illegal drugs off of the streets of northwestern Ontario.

On December 7, officers with the OPP and Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service executed a search warrant at a King Street residence in Sioux Lookout, where officers seized methamphetamine, cocaine, oxycodone, $3,300 in cash, two stolen televisions and a stolen fetal heart rate monitor.

As a result, 33-year-old Jade Kabestra-Savage of Sioux Lookout has been charged with:

- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine,
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine,
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Oxycodone,
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000,

As well, 29-year-old Raven Spade of Sioux Lookout has been charged with:

- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine,
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Cocaine,
- Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the purpose of trafficking – Oxycodone,
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000,

Kabestra-Savage has been released from custody and will appear in courts in early January. Spade will appear in courts on December 15 to answer to the charges.

The OPP reminds the public that anyone with any information regarding the trafficking of drugs in the region is asked to call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122, or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.crimestoppers.ca.