Peguis RCMP seize firearms and drugs during traffic stop

Fisher River Cree Nation , Manitoba – At approximately noon on September 8, 2021, Peguis RCMP were conducting patrols in Fisher River Cree Nation when officers noticed a suspicious vehicle travelling south on Highway 224. As officers turned onto the highway, the vehicle abruptly turned off the highway, onto a road in the community.

Officers initiated a traffic stop and officers seized a sawed off shotgun. A further search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of a loaded 9mm handgun and prepackaged individual baggies of a substance believed to be cocaine.

Jordan Govereau, 19, from Fisher River Cree Nation, was arrested and charged with numerous weapons offences including carless use of a firearm x2, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose x2, and possession with the purpose of trafficking cocaine. In addition, he was issued a ticket under the Highway Traffic Act for driving without a valid drivers licence. He was released and is scheduled to appear in court on October 5, 2021 in Peguis First Nation.

Jerome Moore, 20, from Fisher River Cree Nation, was arrested and charged with numerous weapons offences including carless use of a firearm x2, possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose x2, and possession with the purpose of trafficking cocaine. He was remanded into custody.

RCMP continue to investigate.

Peguis RCMP



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