Winnipeg Police Believe Drug Arrest Related to Gang Activity

Winnipeg, Manitoba – During the evening of September 14, 2017, members of the Street Crime Unit, with the assistance of the Community Support Unit and Tactical Support Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence in the 700 block of Pritchard Avenue.

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The investigation has led to the seizure of a number of items including the following:

  • 3.5 ounces of cocaine (valued at approximately $7,000).
  • 6.75 grams of crack cocaine (valued at approximately $300).
  • 1 ounce of cutting agent.
  • An undisclosed amount of US currency.

Investigators believe that this arrest and the seized items are related to gang activity in the city.

Lionel John Flett, a 24-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Traffic in Scheduled Substance – Cocaine (x3)
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine
  • Produce a Scheduled Substance – Cocaine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000

He was detained in custody.

Drugs – Arrest: R17-63720

Winnipeg Police Service


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