BUSTED: Meth, Cocaine, Fentanyl and More

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(KENORA, ON) Members of the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU) with assistance from the Kenora Organized Crime and Enforcement Bureau (OCEB) the Kenora CSCU and the Dryden Police Service have charged four individuals with drug related offences following an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking in the City of Dryden and Kenora.

On Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 7:37 am, police conducted a traffic stop on highway 17A near Highway 658 where four individuals were taken into custody.

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Police located 155.82 grams of Methamphetamine, 11.91 grams of cocaine, 22 fentanyl pills, $1715 in cash and other items associated with the drug trafficking trade. The street value of the drugs is estimated to be over $50,000.

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

Bradley Kevin OUELLETTE, age 47 from Dryden

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  •  Sec. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking- Methamphetamine
  • Sec 5(2) of the CDSA, Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Fentanyl
  • Sec 4(1) of the CDSA, Possession of Schedule I Substance-Cocaine
  • Sec 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Sec 129(a) CC Resist Peace Officer

Samantha CHIKANE, age 29 from Sioux Lookout

  •  Sec. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking- Methamphetamine
  • Sec 5(2) of the CDSA, Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Fentanyl
  • Sec 4(1) of the CDSA, Possession of Schedule I Substance-Cocaine
  • Sec 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Sec 145(5.1) CC Fail to Comply with Conditions of Undertaking Given by Officer in Charge

Bradley JAGER, age 39 from Dryden (photo needed)

  •  Sec. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking- Methamphetamine
  • Sec 5(2) of the CDSA, Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Fentanyl
  • Sec 4(1) of the CDSA, Possession of Schedule I Substance-Cocaine
  • Sec 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

Katie METHOT, age 31 from Thunder Bay

  •  Sec. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking- Methamphetamine
  • Sec 5(2) of the CDSA, Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of Trafficking-Fentanyl
  • Sec 4(1) of the CDSA, Possession of Schedule I Substance-Cocaine
  • Sec 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

OUELETTE appeared in bail court on Friday, November 8, 2019. The other accused are to appear in the Kenora Court on December 12, 2019 to answer to the charges.

Sources indicate that Chikane was in a Jeep with a convicted killer when they had a collision. The police showed up and found a quantity of drugs. Chikane was released while the driver was held in custody. Soon after, she contacted Katie Methot to pick her up. This bust is allegedly the result of that meeting. This bust has ties to the Broadmore Ave trap house raid, the Robertsen street raid, which also had the home owner walk free soon after, and southern Ontario gang members. Chikane just keeps getting released from jail…..

Chikane is no stranger to being busted with drugs. Back in 2010 she was arrested at the Thunder Bay Internationl Airport with oxy’s.

Ouellette has some history too. More on that from this article we published in April of 2018.

Three Accused are facing a combined 27 charges after Dryden Police Services executed a drug warrant on an Orvis Street home.

On Monday April 9, 2017, Dryden Police executed a warrant under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act on the home of Bradley Kevin Ouelette – 46 of Dryden. Seized was a quantity of Methamphetamine, Hydro morphine, Marihuana, cash and several prohibited weapons.

Bradley Ouellette-46 years old of Dryden is charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine,
  • Possession of Marihuana,
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime X2,
  • Possession of Prohibited weapons X4,
  • Possession of Schedule I (Percocet),
  • Possession of Schedule I (Hydromorphone),
  • Fail to comply with Weapons Prohibition.

Ouellette remains in custody pending a bail hearing later this week.

Rhonda Zaparniuk – 42 years old of Dryden is charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine,
  • Possession of Marihuana,
  • Possession of Marihuana Resin,
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime X2,
  • Possession of Prohibited weapons X4,
  • Possession of Schedule I (Percocet),
  • Possession of Schedule I (Hydromorphone).

Zaparniuk remains in custody pending a bail hearing later this week.

Amanda Lang – 25 years old of Dryden is charged with

  • Possession of Schedule I (Hydromorphone),
  • Possession of Schedule I (Methamphetamine).

Lang was released on a Promise to Appear with conditions. She will appear in court on April 30th, 2017 in Dryden.

The Dryden Police Services encourages the public to report drug trafficking to the Dryden Police Service or Crime Stoppers

Source: Dryden Police Service

Source: OPP

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4 Replies to “BUSTED: Meth, Cocaine, Fentanyl and More”

  1. Can’t help but wonder? Do any of these lowlife petty drug dealers ever work? Do they have “Jobs”? Or are the all the usual garden variety welfare scammers? If they are welfare scammers, shouldn’t DSSAB, OW, ODSP etc. hold them accountable for their behaviour and cut them off?

    It’s sickening to see so many of these unproductive, parasitic leeches feeding off the system yet never, ever contributing. Even in jail they’re still parasitic slugs. Our welfare providers should be all over these disgusting rats.

  2. Rex, I believe most of these low life scum bags don’t work, however, I do know a couple people that had jobs, but decided to get greedy and take a piece of the drug dealing pie. The one’s with jobs that I knew weren’t stupid people, they just took the chance of paying off their vehicle and house sooner than the rest of us, just to have it blow up in their face. Now you can consider them stupid, also. You reap what you so.

  3. Of course they dont work. Why would they? We are in Canada, the land of unlimited civil liberties, and benefits to all. Whoever said crime doesnt pay , did not live in Canada. You get caught doing something illegal ,no problem, you might get a trip the a B&B, you might get a warning, maybe the judge will even take away a few of your perks. Not to worry, you will recoup faster than a blink of your eyes. That is why there is so much crime today. Because it does pay better than a job and you have no real consequences if you get caught. Self respect and integrity are just words that dont have any meaning for many people today. If you think it is bad now, there is a new generation of ignorant, selfish and revengful zombies being groomed.

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