Four individuals are facing several drug charges, following a traffic stop on Lakeview Drive and an executed search warrant that resulted in a significant drug seizure at a Second Street South residence in Kenora on Wednesday (May 4, 2022). 

The Kenora OPP say they found a large quantity of suspected crystal methamphetamine and opioids, which were seized, along with other unknown substances. Officers also seized numerous cell phones, drug paraphernalia, items consistent with drug trafficking, and Canadian currency.

53-year-old Carey Sas, 64-year-old Glendon Loranger, and 23-year-old, Sally Kokokopenace of Kenora, were arrested and charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) and Criminal Code (CC) with:     

  • Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking - methamphetamine, contrary to sec. 5(2), CDSA
  • Possession of property obtained by crime - under $5,000, contrary to sec. 354(1)(a), CC

33-year-old Sara Duck, of Nestor Falls, was charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule one substance for the purpose of trafficking - other drugs, contrary to sec. 5(2), CDSA

Loranger, Kokokopenace, and Duck have all been released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Kenora on June 2, 2022. Sas was remanded in custody until a scheduled bail hearing on May 4, 2022.

The Kenora Community Street Crime Unit was assisted by members of the Kenora Detachment, OPP Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau, and the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit.

Members of the public who have information regarding this investigation are urged to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or access their website at ontariocrimestoppers.ca where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of up to $2,000.