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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