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Manitoba RCMP Charge Three in ‘Project DARE’

March 13, 2015 1:27 PM | News

RCMP Crest LogoWINNIPEG — A large-scale drugs and weapons investigation launched last September has resulted in three people being charged.

Federal RCMP, along with the Manitoba Integrated Organized Crime Task Force, led Project DARE targeting drugs and weapons trafficking within the city of Winnipeg.

Search warrants were executed Thursday on two Winnipeg residences, including one downtown and another in the North Kildonan area.

Police made arrests relating to the investigation and seized a number of items, including cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy and marijuana. Officers also seized approximately $100,000 in cash, three handguns, one assault rifle, two long barrelled guns, two prohibited magazines and associated ammunition.

Suong Gueck Khau

An arrest warrant for Suong Gueck Khau, 32, of Winnipeg is outstanding. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A 2006 Lexus IS 350 was also seized under Manitoba’s Criminal Property Forfeiture Act.

Zack Rorie Zarichney, 23, of Winnipeg and Chris Steven Karalash, 24, of Winnipeg face numerous charges and remain in custody.

One of the arrests was made at the Stony Mountain Institution.

An arrest warrant remains outstanding for Suong Gueck Khau, 32, of Winnipeg. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police.