Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Manitoba Organized Crime Unit (MOCU) has been investigating the trafficking of methamphetamine that extended across eastern Manitoba and into the City of Winnipeg.
MOCU is a newly branded unit within the Manitoba RCMP that targets, disrupts, and dismantles criminal organizations and street gangs. It is also focussed on disrupting the trafficking of weapons and high risk controlled substances (including methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl) within Manitoba.
During the course of this drug trafficking investigation, information regarding the unlawful possession of stolen firearms was attained. On June 18, 2020, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the RM of Rockwood where police recovered stolen firearms, stolen property and methamphetamine.
Roy Mitchell Dziedzic was charged with the following offences:
Possession of Methamphetamine
Unlawful Storage of Firearms x5
Unauthorized Possession of Firearms
Possession of Firearms Obtained by Crime x2
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime x3
He was located and arrested on August 25, 2020, and remanded into custody.
On August 14, 2020, Jillian Elizabeth Joy Carter, of Winnipeg, was arrested and warrants were executed at two Winnipeg locations associated to Carter. As a result of the search, police located significant quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, other suspected controlled substances, and extensive evidence of trafficking.
Carter was charged with the following offences and remanded into custody:
Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine
Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine
Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.
The investigation continues.
Manitoba Organized Crime Unit
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