Pair Busted For Drug, Weapon Possession After Traffic Stop

Pair Busted For Drug, Weapon Possession After Traffic Stop

Winnipeg Police Crest

Winnipeg police have arrested two people after finding weapons and drugs during a traffic stop Tuesday.

Police were observing a vehicle on Cecil Street and Logan Avenue at about 12:20 p.m. when a computer check showed the car’s owner had an outstanding warrant for her arrest.

Police pulled the car over and found the owner and a passenger inside. A search found:

  • Two cans of bear spray
  • A knife
  • A telescopic baton
  • A hatchet
  • 109 Percocet pills
  • 1 gram of meth
  • About $455 in cash
  • Four mobile phones

Police arrested Joseph Richard Laquette, 33, and a 30-year-old woman and charged them both with numerous weapons and drug possession offenses.

She was released on a promise to appear, while Lauquette remains in custody.

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