RCMP respond to firearm discharge in residential area of Thompson, Manitoba

Thompson, Manitoba – On November 18, 2022, at 6:05 am, Thompson RCMP received a report of a firearm having been discharged at an address located on Brandon Crescent.

Officers immediately attended the area and were advised that three male suspects, all dressed in black with toques, were seen walking down the back lane of Brandon Crescent. No injuries were reported.

A search of the suspects located a handgun, crack cocaine, illicit cannabis & a small amount of cash.
A search of the suspects located a handgun, crack cocaine, illicit cannabis & a small amount of cash.

The surrounding area was contained and tracks were located that led officers to another residence further down the street. Two of the three suspects were apprehended a short distance away from this home.

The third suspect was later located with the use of our Police Dog Services who tracked the suspect down to a residence on Princeton Drive. All three suspects were arrested without incident.

A search of the suspects located a handgun, crack cocaine, illicit cannabis & a small amount of cash.

The three suspects from Thompson, 34-year-old Robert Cruz, 18-year-old Nolan Pronteau and a 17-year-old, were remanded into custody for a court appearance in Thompson on November 21, 2022, where they will face numerous drug & firearms-related charges.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.

Thompson RCMP

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