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Drug Bust – Names Released

(DRYDEN, ON) – An investigation led by the Dryden Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Community Street Crime Unit (CSCU), with assistance from the Dryden OPP Detachment, has led to charges being laid against two local residents.

On July 2,2024, just prior to 11:00 p.m., a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant was executed at a residence on North Minnitaki Road, Municipality of Machin, where a quantity of suspected cocaine, Canadian currency, and evidence of drug trafficking were located.

As a result of the investigation, Jaden SKYE, 22 years old, of Minnitaki, has been charged under the Criminal Code and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following offences:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5000

Additionally, Vanessa SKYE, 52-years-old, of Minnitaki, has been charged under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act with the following offence:

  • Possession of a Schedule I substance for the purpose of trafficking

The accused individuals have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice on July 29, 2024, in Dryden.  

If you have any information about the trafficking of illicit drugs, call the OPP at 1-888-310-1122. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).