Winnipeg Police Find Drugs and Firearms in Backpack, 38-Year-Old Arrested

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On August 30, 2017 at approximately 12:25 a.m. general patrol officers spot checked a male the area of Flint St. and Notre Dame Ave. and learned of an outstanding warrant of arrest for the male. Upon arrested officers discovered the male’s backpack contained the following items:

  • Sawed-off and modified bolt-action .22 calibre rifle
  • A metal magazine containing five rounds of .22 calibre rifle ammunition
  • A pellet handgun
  • 10.26 grams of Methamphetamine packaged in 23 individual dime baggies
  • Used glass crack pipe
  • Digital Scale and packaging materials
  • Three cell phones
  • $180.00 cash

Sterling Moyer FLETT, 38-years-old of Winnipeg has been charged with:

  • Possession of Methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Carry Concealed Weapon, prohibited Device or Ammunition X2
  • Possession of a Weapon x2
  • Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
  • Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
  • Possession of a Firearm, Restricted Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X2
  • Fail to Comply with Condition – Recognizance X3

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Drugs/Weapons – Arrest: C17-193562

Winnipeg Police Service

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