Thompson, Manitoba – On January 23, 2021, at approximately 10:25 am, Thompson RCMP Traffic Services stopped a vehicle on Highway 6, near Paint Lake.
A search of the vehicle was conducted and officers seized approximately 280 grams of cocaine, Canadian currency, weapons and drug paraphernalia.
The driver, a 32-year-old male was arrested and was also found to be breaching the Public Health Emergency Order for non-essential travel north of the 53rd parallel.
Matthew Govereau has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Trafficking, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose x2, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Unlawful Transportation of Liquor in a Motor Vehicle, under the Liquor, Gaming, Cannabis Control Act and Failing to Comply with a Public Health Emergency Order, under the Public Health Act. He was remanded into custody.
Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.
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