The OPP have laid meth trafficking charges on a Kenora resident.

Members of the OPP, Kenora Community Street Crime Unit with assistance from the Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau and the OPP Regional Support team have charged a Kenora man with drug related charges, following an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in Kenora.

On January 10, as a result of an ongoing investigation, police arrested a male in the north end of Kenora. A brief foot chase ensued and the male was taken into custody without incident. Upon searching the male, police located roughly three grams of methamphetamine, three grams of marijuana and other items associated with the drug trafficking trade. The male was also found to be carrying a concealed weapon. The street value of the drugs is estimated to be nearly $1,000.

As a result of the investigation, 28-year-old Harley Mcleod of Kenora has been charged with: possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of marijuana under 30 grams, resisting a peace officer and carrying a concealed weapon.

Mcleod has been held in custody pending a bail hearing. 

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