BUSTED: Two Kilos Cocaine, $215,000, Scales, Vehicles & More

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(WINNIPEG, MB) โ€“ย In January of 2019, members of the Winnipeg Police Service Drug Enforcement Unit began an investigation into a network involved in the illegal trafficking of cocaine in Winnipeg.

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One primary target was identified, along with a number of associates and single family residences.

On March 1, 2019 search warrants were executed on 3 homes, 2 in Bridgewater Forest and one in the Garden City neighbourhood.

As a result, 4 males and 1 female between the ages of 21 to 31 were arrested. They face charges of:

  • Possess Property Obtained by Crime over $5,000
  • Possess Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (Cocaine)
  • Possess Scheduled Substance (Cocaine)
  • Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
  • Contravention of Storage Regulations
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm with Ammunition
  • Tampering with Serial Number

As required by the Criminal Code of Canada, all 5 accused were released on a Promise to Appear.

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The search warrant resulted in the seizure of:

  • 2 kilograms of cocaine (ESV $120,000)
  • 9 kilograms of cutting agent
  • $215,000 in cash
  • Loaded .45 cal handgun
  • Money counters, vacuum sealers, scales and packaging material
  • 3 vehicles valued at $100,000

Video below of the Winnipeg Police press conference.

Media Release

Posted by Winnipeg Police Service on Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Source: Winnipeg Police Service

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