Two Arrested, Third Suspect Sought in Steinbach Marijuana Bust

RCMP Crest LogoTwo people were arrested after RCMP in Steinbach executed a search warrant at a home on Friday night.

Police raided a residence in the 400 block of Walnut Street in the community southeast of Winnipeg at around 10:45 p.m.

Police say they seized marijuana and methamphetamine as part of their investigation.

Robert McCauley, 30, of the RM of Ste. Anne, Manitoba was arrested and charged for possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and trafficking marijuana. He will appear in Steinbach court on December 4.

The name of the second person arrested isn’t being released at this time, police say.

A warrant for a third suspect has been issued. RCMP are looking for Eric Schinkel, 27, of Steinbach, who also faces charges relating to the investigation.

Anyone with information on Schinkel’s whereabouts is asking to contact Steinbach RCMP at (204) 326-4452 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).


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