(WINNIPEG, MB) – On July 1, 2018, at approximately 10:30 p.m., General Patrol officers from Division 11 were dispatched to a hotel in the 200 block of Main St. to check the wellbeing of a child where a caller had expressed concerns over the child’s welfare.
The suite door was open by an adult female. At that time police observed a table in the suite with money, cell phones, scales, white powder and bags of white powder. An adult male and a child were also seated at the table.
Officers entered the room and arrested the adults. Police also located a sawed-off shotgun and ammunition. Street drugs valued in excess of $5,000 were seized as well as $3400 in currency.
The child (4 years) was placed in the care of Child and Family Services.
A 20-year-old female and a 45-year-old male were charged with numerous drug trafficking and firearms offences and detained in custody.
Source: Winnipeg Police Service Media Release