Swan River RCMP recover drugs and firearm during search

Swan River, Manitoba – On May 20, 2020, as a result of an ongoing investigation, Swan River RCMP, along with assistance from the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST) and our Police Dog Services unit, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence located in the Town of Swan River. The search resulted in the seizure of 58 grams of methamphetamine, a large sum of Canadian currency, a firearm and drug related paraphernalia.

Two adults have been arrested, a 23-year-old male and 37-year-old female, both from Swan River, and will face charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and Unsafe Storage of a Firearm.

Items seized by Swan River RCMP
Items seized by Swan River RCMP

Both accused have been released on conditions to appear in Swan River Provincial court on August 19th, 2020.

The Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team focuses on intelligence-based investigations into drugs, rural property crime and serious, prolific offenders within our communities. There are currently three CREST teams in the province, one in the north, one in the east and one in the west.

Swan River RCMP continue to investigate.

Swan River RCMP

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