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RCMP Says Charges to Be Laid in Canada Involving Fentanyl Shipments from China

RCMP Says Charges to Be Laid in Canada Involving Fentanyl Shipments from China

By Camille Bains, The Canadian Press

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An OPP officer displays bags containing fentanyl as Ontario Provincial Police host a news conference in Vaughan, Ont., on February 23, 2017. The RCMP has launched at least 20 investigations involving dozens of vendors shipping fentanyl from China as Canada grapples with a record number of illicit opioid deaths, the force’s director of serious organized crime says. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young)

VANCOUVER – The RCMP has launched at least 20 investigations involving dozens of vendors shipping fentanyl from China as Canada grapples with a record number of illicit opioid deaths, the force’s director of serious organized crime says.

“Most intercepts are done here in Canada,” Sgt. Yves Goupil said, adding arrests have been made and charges will be laid.

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Trio Charged After Meth, Shotgun Seized from Winnipeg Home

Trio Charged After Meth, Shotgun Seized from Winnipeg Home

Winnipeg Police CrestThree people have been charged after Winnipeg police raided a home in the Centennial neighbourhood on Thursday.

Officers executed a search warrant in the first 100 block of Kate Street, locating a sawed-off .410 bore shotgun with ammunition, a can of bear spray, a machete, 27.9 grams of methamphetamine worth approximately $4,000, and an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Winnipeg Man Accused of Impersonating RCMP Officer

Winnipeg Man Accused of Impersonating RCMP Officer

RCMP Logo VehicleA 59-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged with impersonating a member of the RCMP dive team.

Police say Thomas David Hanaway began misrepresenting himself in March 2017 and would often communicate on social media with a number of police and scuba diver groups. Police say portrayed himself as an experienced member of the RCMP and talk with unsuspecting victims.

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Who’s a Good Boy? RCMP Canine Helps Makes Second Arrest in a Week

Who’s a Good Boy? RCMP Canine Helps Makes Second Arrest in a Week

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RCMP in Portage la Prairie recovered guns and ammunition following the arrest of two teens on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)
Ozzy - RCMP Canine
Ozzy, a member of the RCMP canine unit, is being credited with helping officers arrest five suspects in Portage la Prairie within the last week. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Ozzy, an RCMP canine with the Portage la Prairie detachment, should be in store for plenty of belly rubs this week.

For the second time in as many days, the police pooch has apprehended suspects in the Portage area.

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Police Fatally Shoot Winnipeg Robbery Suspect

Police Fatally Shoot Winnipeg Robbery Suspect

Winnipeg Police CrestA 23-year-old man was fatally shot by Winnipeg police Wednesday after a series of overnight incidents.

Officers were first called to the 800 block of Pritchard Avenue at around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday for a report that a woman was assaulted by a man with a gun. She wasn’t seriously injured.

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