Cocaine Valued at $475,000 Seized in Winnipeg; Nine Arrested and Charged

Winnipeg, Manitoba – During the evening of July 7, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of members from the Division 11, District 3 and East District Station Community Support Units, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant a residence in the 2000 block of King Edward Street.

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This investigation was the result of an extensive investigation into a drug network operating within the City of Winnipeg.

A total of 9 individuals have been arrested and charged with drug-related offences. Investigators have also recovered a significant quantity of narcotics and seized a number of items:

  • 7.75 kilograms of cocaine (valued at approximately $475,000).
  • 79 grams of crack cocaine (valued at $6,320).
  • 11 grams of methamphetamine (valued at $1,650).
  • 9 mobile phones.
  • Packaging materials.
  • A digital scale.

3 adult males and 4 adult females have been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

1 adult male has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

1 adult male has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

All 9 individuals were released on a Promise to Appear.

CDSA Search Warrant – Arrests: C17-149282

Winnipeg Police Service


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