Five Adults Facing Drug Charges After Search Warrant Executed on Winnipeg Residence

Murder Regina

Winnipeg PoliceWinnipeg, Manitoba – After a lengthy investigation initiated by the West District Community Support Unit, five adults have been arrested and face a variety of drug and firearm related offences.


On September 13, 2016, investigators obtained a Controlled Drug and Substance Act (CDSA) search warrant for a residence in the 200 block of Newton Avenue. With the assistance of the Tactical Support Team and District 3 Community Support Unit, police executed the search warrant.

As a result, investigators made numerous seizures which included the following:

  • Small quantities of heroin, methadone and Oxycotin pills
  • Approximately $3,000 in cash
  • 11 long guns (2 SKS semi-automatic rifles, shotguns, high-powered rifles)
  • Semi-automatic handgun
  • Over 600 rounds of assorted ammunition

The 5 adult males arrested were between the ages of 30 and 54. They face a variety of charges including:

  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
  • Possess Weapon for Dangerous Purpose
  • Possess Weapon Obtained by Crime
  • Unsafe Storage of Firearm x 4
  • Possess Proceeds of Crime
  • Possess Goods Obtained by Crime
  • CDSA (4.1) Methadone
  • CDSA (4.1) Heroin
  • CDSA (4.1) Oxycotin

Only one accused was detained in custody. The remainder were released on a Promise to Appear.

Winnipeg Police Service