Man Charged After Sargent Avenue Drug Raid

Drug Seizure
Marijuana seized from a suite in the 400 block of Sargent Avenue on Tuesday, August 19, 2014. (WPS / HANDOUT)

A 50-year-old man is facing drug charges after Winnipeg police raided a suite in the 400 block of Sargent Avenue.

The tactical support team executed a search warrant on the home on Tuesday, seizing more than 6.7 kg of marijuana estimated at $67,000. Police also found approximately $72,000 in Canadian.

One man was taken into custody at the scene and has been charged with possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime.

He was released on a promise to appear.

— Staff