Drug Offence – Arrest: C23-253871

Released: October 19, 2023 at 10:14 a.m.

On October 19, 2023, at approximately 1:00 a.m., patrolling Central Community Support Unit members of the Winnipeg Police Service observed a parked stolen vehicle occupied by two individuals in the 600 block of Portage Avenue.

Officers initiated a traffic stop and arrested the adult male driver and an adult female passenger without incident. A search of the driver produced the following property, which officers seized as evidence:

- Approximately 177 grams of Cocaine (Estimated Street Value = $17,700)

- Approximately 7.6 grams of Crack Cocaine (Estimated Street Value = $760)

- Tec3 Prescription Pills x 25 (Estimated Street Value = $500)

- Approximately $200 (assorted denomination)

The stolen vehicle, a 2018 Kia Rio, was previously reported stolen to the Selkirk RCMP on October 18, 2023.

A 38-year-old male from Winnipeg is facing the following charges:

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – COCAINE

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000

- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5,000

- Scale

He was released on an Appearance Notice and Undertaking as mandated by the Criminal Code.

 

Officers released the female passenger with no charges.

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