Several individuals taken into custody following Winnipeg drug trafficking investigation

Winnipeg, Manitoba – During the evening of December 22, 2021, members of the Guns & Gangs Unit, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team and other officers, executed a search warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Collegiate Street as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

Several individuals were taken into custody, including a male and female who initially refused to exit the residence but later surrendered and a female found inside.

A number of items were seized from within the house, including the following:

– 51 grams of cocaine (estimated street value of $5,000)

– 5 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $250)

– Score sheets

– A digital scale

– 40 shotgun shells

– 9 7.62×39mm cartridges

Trevor Courtney Roesler, a 36-year-old male of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

– Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

– Traffic in Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine

– Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine

– Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order (x2)

– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x4)

He was also arrested on the strength of a warrant for:

– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order

Laura Jeanne Powell, a 26-year-old female of Winnipeg, has been charged with:

– Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

– Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine

– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x8)

She was also arrested on the strength of a warrant for:

– Fail to Comply with Condition of Release Order (x5)

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order

Both were detained in custody.

A 21-year-old male of Winnipeg is facing charges of:

– Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine

– Fail to Comply with Probation Order

He was released on an Appearance Notice (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

Drug Offences – Arrests: C21-296919

Winnipeg Police Service

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