Firearm & Drug Trafficking – Arrests: C24-134008

Released: June 14, 2024 at 11:13 a.m.

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On June 13, 2024, at approximately 4:30 a.m., the Winnipeg Police Service responded to the report of a driver waving a gun out of his vehicle window in a parking lot in the 200 block of Maryland Street.

Central District General Patrol located the vehicle entering a drive-thru and took the male driver and a female passenger into custody. A starter pistol (imitation handgun) along with approximately $350,000 worth of illicit drugs were seized:

  • 3.1 kilograms of Methamphetamine (estimated street value of $319,000)
  • 67 grams of Fentanyl (estimated street value of $26,000)
  • 32 grams of Cocaine (estimated street value of $3,200)
  • Percocet pills (estimated street value of $1,200)
  • $2,700 Canadian currency
     

A 24-year-old male, Exekielle AMURAO of Winnipeg has been charged with the following offences and detained in custody.

  • Operation of a Conveyance While Prohibited by Order Under Criminal Code
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
  • Possession of a Weapon
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

A 29-year-old female of Winnipeg is facing the following drug trafficking charges and was released on an Undertaking.

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2
  • Possession of a Weapon

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