Shipment of Marijuana Intercepted at Winnipeg Airport

Customs officers at Winnipeg’s James Richardson International Airport seized 300 grams of marijuana on July 27.

The seizure was made in the air cargo facility and was intercepted in a shipment from Italy, destined to an address in Melfort, Saskatchewan.

The Canadian Border Services Agency says the drugs were concealed inside a smaller box within the shipment.

A Melfort man has been arrested and is facing drug-related charges.

The suspected marijuana is in the possession of the RCMP, who are continuing to investigate.


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