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Winnipeg Police Service

Crack Cocaine and Firearm Arrest

On January 26th, 2006 at 9:30 p.m., members of the Winnipeg Police Service Operation Clean Sweep executed a search warrant in a suite in the 100 block of Academy Road resulting in the seizure of the following:

  • 1.6 kilograms of Crack Cocaine with an estimated street value of $114,000.00
  • A stolen handgun
  • A small quantity of marihuana
  • A small quantity of steroids and needles
  • $2,375.00 in cash
  • Various drug paraphernalia
  • Various weapons including a hand gun, a set of nanchaku, a baton as well as a number of swords and knives.

Photo of various weapons seized including swords and knives

A twenty-two year old male from Winnipeg has been charged with Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose X 4, Possessing a Controlled Drug or Substance, Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Weapon X 2, Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm X 2, Possession of Firearm while Prohibited, Careless Use of Firearm, Possessing a substance for the Purpose of Trafficking X 2, Possess Proceeds of Crime, Fail to Comply with Conditions of Recognizance X 3.

The male was detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.

 

Drug Seizure

On January 28th, 2006, an Operation Clean Sweep investigation led officers to a residence in the 1800 block of Burrows Avenue. A search of this residence resulted in the seizure of the following;

  • 866.5 grams of Marihuana with an estimated street value of $8,665.00
  • 2,515 grams of Psilocybin with an estimated street value of $25,150.00
  • Marihuana Seeds
  • $1,500.00 in cash

A 28 year old male, a 29 year old male and a 55 year old male, all of Winnipeg, were arrested and are facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking charges.

 

For Further Information Contact Either:

P/Sgt Kelly Dennison
Public Information Officer
Cst. Jacqueline Chaput
Public Information Officer

   
Office: 204-986-3061
Fax: 204-986-7992
E-mail: WPS-PIO@winnipeg.ca
 


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Last update: January 30, 2006

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