Winnipeg Police seize fentanyl valued at $105,700 and firearms

Winnipeg, Manitoba – On June 17, 2022, members of the Guns & Gangs Unit entered into an investigation regarding two individuals believed to be trafficking fentanyl and illegally possessing firearms.

At approximately 8 p.m., investigators, with the assistance of the Tactical Support Team and other units, executed a pair of search warrants at a residence in the 100 block of Charles Street.

A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of a number of items, including the following:

– A loaded sawed-off shotgun with ammunition

– Several assorted types of ammunition

– A total of 528.5 grams of fentanyl (with an estimated street value of $105,700)

– Three digital scales

– Different types of cookware contaminated with a substance believed to be drug residue

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A 37-year-old male and a 47-year-old male, both of Winnipeg, are facing charges of:

– Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

– Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking

They were released on an Appearance Notice (as mandated by the Criminal Code).

Drug & Weapon Offences – Arrests: C22-132080

Winnipeg Police Service

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