Steinbach RCMP seize firearm and drugs during traffic stop

Steinbach, Manitoba – On May 4, 2020 at approximately 10:35 pm, RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Main Street, in Steinbach.

The investigation led to the arrest of the driver and passenger. A firearm, stun gun, methamphetamine, cocaine and cash were seized at the scene.

Steinbach RCMP seize firearm and drugs during traffic stop
Steinbach RCMP seize firearm and drugs during traffic stop

The driver, Jonah Wiens, 24, of St. Adolphe has been charged with;

Possession of Weapon obtained by crime

Unsafe storage of firearms

Possession of firearm/weapon/device/ammunition in motor vehicle

Unauthorized possession a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

Possession of property obtained by crime

Possess break-in instruments

Careless use of a firearm

Possession of restricted firearm/prohibited weapon with ammo without licence/registration

Possession for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Possession for the purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

The passenger, Deymon Cretain, 20, of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

Possession of Weapon obtained by crime

Unsafe storage of firearms

Possession of firearm/weapon/device/ammunition in motor vehicle

Unauthorized possession a firearm/prohibited weapon or restricted weapon

Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose

Possession of property obtained by crime

Possess break-in instruments

Careless use of a firearm

Possession of restricted firearm/prohibited weapon with ammo without licence/registration

Possession for the purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

Possession for the purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

Carrying a concealed weapon

Both accused were remanded in custody and appeared in court yesterday.

RCMP continue to investigate.

Steinbach RCMP



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