$30,000 worth of drugs and five firearms seized within the past week: Winnipeg police

Within the past week, the Winnipeg police guns and gangs unit, along with other law enforcement units, made several drug trafficking arrests and seized five firearms and approximately $30,000 worth of drugs.

According to police, in the late evening Tuesday, June 22 officers searched a vehicle in the Centennial neighbourhood which resulted in the seizure of approximately $12,000 in methamphetamine, crack cocaine and fentanyl as well as a Benelli twelve-gauge sawed-off shotgun.

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A 24-year-old female from Winnipeg is facing eight firearm and drug-related charges. She was released on a notice to appear.

a Benelli, 12 Gauge sawed-off shotgun.
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On Sunday, June 20 the unit with assistance from tactical support arrested four Winnipeg adults outside the 600 block of Aberdeen Avenue as the result of a drug investigation during which the following items were seized:

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  • a loaded Mossberg 12-gauge shotgun
  • a loaded improvised firing device
  • approximately 145 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $2,500)
  • approximately 13 grams of crack cocaine (estimated street value of $2,600)
  • approximately 45 grams of fentanyl (estimated street value of $4,700)
  • approximately $550 cash
  • two cell phones
    a loaded Mossberg 12 Gauge shotgun and a loaded improvised firing device.

Brittany Young, 27, Raven Freedom Sky Wilson, 20, Gerald Trout, 35 and Aaron Nelson Moore, 32, were taken into custody and are facing multiple charges.

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Last Friday, June 18 the unit conducted a search of an apartment in the 600 block of Victor Street.

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Two men and three male youths from Winnipeg were taken into custody and a number of items were seized, including the following:

  • SKS semi-automatic rifle with ammunition
  • .22 calibre revolver and ammunition
  • approximately 100 grams of cocaine (estimated street value $10,000)
  • 5 grams of crack cocaine (estimated street value $300)
  • $300 cash
  • drug packaging materials and paraphernalia
SKS semi-automatic rifle with ammunition and .22 calibre revolver and ammunition.

The arrested individuals are facing many charges in relation to firearm and drug-related offences.

One of the adults was detained in custody; the other was released on an undertaking. The three youths were released with future court appearances.

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