OPP take $11,000 worth of cocaine off Renfrew streets in two busts

RENFREW – A pile of cocaine has been scooped up in Renfrew after Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) make two busts over two weeks.

Two people are facing drug trafficking charges after OPP constables intercepted cocaine headed for Renfrew.

As part of an ongoing investigation, members of the OPP Street Crime Unit and the Renfrew OPP Detachment stopped a vehicle in Renfrew on April 5 and seized nearly 60-grams of suspected cocaine. 

The cocaine has an estimated street value of $6,000. Officers also seized a 2011 pick-up truck.

Ricky Dorval Wickens, 62, of Horton Township, and Kassandra Mary Brisson, 30, of Renfrew, are both charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.

Both accused have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on June 3.

Three more people were charged on March 26 after OPP constables uncovered 45 grams of cocaine at a Renfrew home on March 26.

Constables searched a property on March 26, and found more than 45 grams of cocaine, along with other drug paraphernalia worth approximately $5,000.

Dylan Brown, 27, and Marina Brown, 46, of Renfrew, and Hayley McHale, 24, of Halifax, have all been charged with:

  • Possession of a schedule one substance (believed to be cocaine) for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000 

All accused parties were released on a summons to attend at the Ontario Court of Justice in Renfrew on June 17.