Atikokan OPP seize $46K worth of street drugs

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ATIKOKAN, ONT., – Four people have been charged after police executed a drug search warrant in Atikokan on Tuesday.

In a news release, Ontario Provincial Police along with the Northwest Region Emergency Team attended a Mercury Avenue residence in Atikokan where drugs and cash were seized.

Police located crystal methamphetamine, fentanyl, crack cocaine, and cocaine with an estimated street value of $46,000. Further, $5,000 in cash was seized by officers.

Elijah Waithe, 20, of Oshawa is charged with:

Kayla Doherty, 27, of Thunder Bay is charged with:

Both Doherty and Waithe remain in custody awaiting bail hearings.

Josh Veran, 32, of Atikokan is charged with:

Megan Charles, 32, of Atikokan is charged with:

Both parties have been released and will attend Atikokan Provincial Court on Feb. 24.

Karen Edwards, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Thunder Bay Source