Project Northern Lights seizes $116K of purple fentanyl and cocaine – Carp woman and 2 others charged

On February 28th, two vehicles were stopped in North Bay, where officers seized a large quantity of drugs – suspected to be purple fentanyl and cocaine – that resulted in the arrest of three people, two women and a man. 

The stop was a result of a joint investigation – Project Northern Lights – involving Ottawa Police Service Drugs and Street Crime Unit, the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Organized Crime Enforcement Bureau and the North Bay Police Service Street Crime Unit. 

The street value of the drugs is estimated to be over $116,000. The drugs seized are to be submitted to Health Canada for analysis. 

Abel SOLANO-SANTANA, 42 years old, of Ottawa was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA);
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA; and
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order contrary to section 145(5)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC).

The accused was remanded into custody pending bail and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on March 4, 2021. 

Nadine STANLEY, 35 years old of Carp, was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA; and
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA.

The accused was remanded into custody pending bail and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on March 2, 2021. 

Samantha STANLEY, 28 years old, of Ottawa was charged with:

  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA;
  • Possession of a Schedule I Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Other Drugs contrary to section 5(2) of the CDSA; and
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 contrary to section 354(1)(a) of the CC.

The accused was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in the Ontario Court of Justice in North Bay on April 6, 2021. 

Police encourage everyone to report drug offences by contacting the Ottawa Police Drug Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5080. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca


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