Police Seize Cache of Drugs, Weapons on Chalmers Avenue

Winnipeg Police CrestFour people are facing charges after drugs and weapons were seized from two Elmwood area homes over the weekend.

Winnipeg police pulled over a vehicle on Saturday in the area of Thames Avenue and Watt Street as part of an ongoing drug investigation. Three people — a 39-year-old man, 30-year-old woman and 15-year-old boy — were arrested and taken into custody.

A search warrant was then executed on two homes in the 500 block of Chalmers Avenue. A 21-year-old woman was located inside one of the residences and arrested.

Police located 12 oz. of meth worth $90,000, 2.5 pounds of marijuana worth $7,500, and an additional 25 grams of marijuana. A cache of weapons was also found, including two sawed-off rifles, two assault rifles, a hunting rifle, shotgun, several hundred rounds of ammunition, throwing knives, two pairs of brass knuckles, and an eight ball. Police also seized digital scales, several cell phones, and drug-related paraphernalia.

The four arrested face numerous charges.

A fifth suspect remains wanted by police as the investigation continues.

— Staff


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