Three Arrested in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Three Arrested in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police made multiple arrests over the weekend related to drug and firearm possession.

On Monday, officers tried to stop a man in the area of McGregor Street and Redwood Avenue for a Highway Traffic Act offence. The suspect fled on foot, but was eventually apprehended by police.

He was found to be carrying a .25 calibre handgun, ammunition, digital scales as well as small amounts of methamphetamine and marijuana, and $355 in Canadian currency.

Darryl Andrew Murphy, 33, faces several charges, including resisting arrest.

In a separate incident, officers were called to a hotel in the 200 block of Main Street on Canada Day to check on the well-being of a child.

Police entered the suite and found a table with money, cell phones, scales, white powder and bags of white powder. A man and a child were seated at the table.

Police also located a sawed-off shotgun and ammunition, street drugs valued in excess of $5,000 as well as $3,400 in currency.

A 20-year-old woman and 45-year-old man were arrested. The four-year-old child was turned over to Child and Family Services.

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