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November 11, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Firearm/Drug – Arrests: C17-253987

During the evening of November 9, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residential suite at a building in the first 100 block of Hargrave Street.

A male and female were located in the suite and taken into custody. An investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:

- 2.5 ounces of methamphetamine (valued at approximately $6,200).
- A loaded .22 calibre revolver.

The suspect male attempted to produce identification in the name of another male and was found to be evading a number of arrest warrants.

Mark David Hurdon, a 26-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Loaded Restricted Firearm
- Careless Storage of Firearm
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of Firearm Contrary to Prohibition Order
- Identity Fraud - Intent to Gain Advantage
- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2)

Hurdon was arrested for three outstanding warrants which include additional charges of:

- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x3)
- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2)

He was detained in custody.

A 31-year-old female of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine

She was released on a Promise to Appear.

Investigators believe that these arrests and the seized items are related to drug trafficking within the city.



Last Update: November 14, 2017

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