Three Kenora residents have been charged with trafficking methamphetamine.

The OPP, Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, the Kenora OPP Community Street Crime Unit, OPP Intelligence Bureau and the Treaty Three Police Service have charged four individuals with drug-related offences following arrests in Kenora yesterday.

The investigation between the OPP and the Treaty Three Police Service focused on methamphetamine trafficking in and around the Kenora area. Officers seized methamphetamine, hydromorphone, cannabis, Canadian currency and other drug paraphernalia items used for trafficking. The street value of the drugs seized is approximately $30,000.

As a result of the investigation, the following people have been charged and held in custody, pending a bail hearing:

Joey Nicolas, 34, of Kenora has been charged with:

- Possession of crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking,
- Possession of methamphetamine,
- Possession of cannabis,
- Possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000.

Frederick Ottertail, 42, of Kenora has been charged with:

- Possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.

Brandon Mcdonald, 23, of Kenora has been charged with:

- Possession of crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking,
- Possession of methamphetamine,
- Possession of cannabis,
- Possession of hydromorhone. 

Nathanial Jordan, 38, of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Possession of crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.

For more information:
Meth use on the rise

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