OPP Police Press Releases West Nipissing

Drug Bust – 2 Arrested

(WEST NIPISSING, ON) – Police arrested and charged two people with drug related offences.

On June 6, 2024, members from the Community Street Crime (CSC) of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), executed a Controlled Drug Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant at a residence on King Street, West Nipissing.

A search of the residence led to the seizure of drug paraphernalia, Canadian and U.S. currency, digital scales, air gun and drugs suspected to be fentanyl, methamphetamine, opioid and cocaine.

As a result of the investigation, two people have been arrested, Chantel DUCHANE, 42-years-of-age, from West Nipissing and Darcy YOUNG, 32-years-of-age from Garden Village Nipissing First Nation, both were charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking – three counts
  • Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000
  • Production of anything for use in, production of/trafficking in, schedule I or schedule III substance

Both accused were released and are scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice on August 3, 2023, in North Bay.

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