Thompson, MB – On Friday, June 1, 2018, Thompson RCMP executed search warrants under the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act at three residences within the city.
At a residence located on Beaver Crescent, police located and seized approximately 57 grams of cocaine, a large sum of Canadian currency and various drug paraphernalia.
Police arrested a 38-year-old female, and a 28-year-old male, both from Thompson, at the scene.
Two more search warrants were executed at two apartments on Carlton Place. Approximately 95 grams of cocaine, 84 grams of marihuana, large sums of Canadian currency, various drug paraphernalia and a bag of weapons including brass knuckles, a baton, a taser, and knives were seized.
Police arrested a 31-year-old male, an 18-year-old male, and a 16-year-old female, all from Thompson.
Four of the five accused have been released from custody and will be appearing in Provincial Court in Thompson on July 13, 2018. The 31-year-old male was remanded into custody. All will face charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Controlled Substance and other Criminal Code charges.
Those who produce and traffic illicit drugs destroy lives, homes and communities. The RCMP remains fully committed to enforcing laws against illicit drugs to their fullest extent.
Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.
Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba “Names were not included in the release because charges have not been sworn before the court at this time, which means we cannot publicly release that information.”
Source – Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba/Thompson RCMP Facebook