RCMP Make Multiple Drug Seizures in Northern Manitoba

RCMP Make Multiple Drug Seizures in Northern Manitoba

Paint Lake Drug Seizure
Drugs seized from a home in Paint Lake Provincial Park on Friday, November 9, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Multiple people are in custody facing charges after RCMP raided three separate homes in northern Manitoba and seized a number of drugs.

Between November 8-10, officers from Thompson and Norway House RCMP executed search warrants in Thompson, Paint Lake Provincial Park and Norway House, Manitoba.

A home on Granite Crescent in Thompson was searched, where officers turned up 58 grams of cocaine along with drug trafficking paraphernalia.

A 41-year-old woman and 31-year-old man, both from Thompson, were arrested and charged.

Police also searched a home in Paint Lake Provincial Park and seized approximately 263 grams of cocaine and 76 grams of crack cocaine along with several pellet guns.

Nicole Pye, 45, and Tyrone Pye, 45, both from Liz Lake, have been arrested and charged.

On Saturday, officers in Norway House seized a quantity of methamphetamine along with drug trafficking paraphernalia from another home.

Two men, aged 28 and 58, along with two women, aged 51 and 58, were arrested. Charges are pending.

— Staff

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