Kenora Man & Woman Found With a Huge Amount of Drugs

Huge Amount of Drugs Seized

WINNIPEG - A man and woman from Kenora are facing a number of drug trafficking charges after being stopped by police Saturday afternoon.

Officers, from the Street Crime Unit, spotted a suspicious vehicle near Sargent Avenue and Furby Street. A man and woman were standing beside it. As officers spoke with the two, police saw a canister of bear spray and a knife inside the vehicle. The man and woman were taken into custody.

Police searched the vehicle and seizure of a number of items including the following:

  • Canister of bear spray
  • Knife
  • 43 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $6,450)
  • 2 fentanyl tablets (estimated street value of $160)
  • 14 Percocet tablets (estimated street value of $20)
  • 12 Clonazepam pills (estimated street value of $60)
  • 4 Temazepam pills (estimated street value of $40)
  • 9 Hydromorphone pills (estimated street value of $300)
  • 5 grams of marijuana (estimated street value of $50)
  • 1.26 grams of cocaine (estimated street value of $20)
  • 3 mobile phones
  • Packaging materials
  • $1,160 in cash

Police also searched the man and seizure of a number of items including the following:

  • Two knives
  • $575 Canadian currency

Harley James McLeod, a 29-year-old man from Kenora, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Oxycodone
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Clonazepam
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Temazepam
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Hydromorphone
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cannabis (Marijuana)
  • Possession of Scheduled Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possession of a Weapon (x2)
  • Carrying Concealed Weapon Prohibited Device or Ammunition

Kaitlynn Rae Burke, a 26-year-old woman from Kenora, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Oxycodone
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Clonazepam
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Temazepam
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Hydromorphone
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cannabis (Marijuana)
  • Possession of Scheduled Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
  • Possession of a Weapon

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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