Stolen Bike Leads Winnipeg Man to Face Drugs, Weapon Charges

Stolen Bike Leads Winnipeg Man to Face Drugs, Weapon Charges

Winnipeg Police CrestA bike’s registration led to the arrest of a man after Winnipeg police discovered it was reported as stolen.

Police were on patrol Monday afternoon in the area of Alfred Avenue and Aikins Street when they noticed a man commit an infraction under the Highway Traffic Act.

Police found the bike he was riding to have been stolen August 9 while locked up at a restaurant near Erin Street and Portage Avenue.

Officers searched the suspect and found a collapsible baton weapon and one ounce of methamphetamine worth about $850.

The stolen bike will be returned to its owner.

Cory Jason Carvajal, 33, faces charges of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, possession of a weapon and possession of a scheduled substance.

He remains in custody.

— Staff

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