Winnipeg Police Arrest Three in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Winnipeg Police Arrest Three in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Winnipeg Police Logo CrestThree people are facing charges after separate drugs and weapons raids carried out by Winnipeg police last week.

Officers with the guns and gangs unit executed a search warrant at a home in the 400 block of Cumberland Avenue on August 23, seizing approximately 19.5 ounces of methamphetamine worth an estimated $11,700, as well as 2.5 ounces of cocaine worth around $5,000.

Police also seized Canadian currency in the sum of $1,380, along with 147 Tylenol 3 pills, a loaded 9mm semi-automatic handgun, a .303 British bolt-action rifle, a sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun, body armour, ammunition, packaging material and score sheets.

Andrew Shayne Guinto, 30, and Priscilla Rose-Marie Wood, 26, were arrested and charged. Both Winnipeg suspects remain in custody.

On August 24, police also searched a home in the 200 block of Young Street.

Officers found approximately 17 ounces of methamphetamine worth $10,200, one gram of fentanyl worth $100, and $4,170 in cash. Also seized were packaging materials, contaminated scales and property that had been stolen from a business in the St. James industrial area.

Matthew Kyle Merrells, 31, faces several charges and remains in custody.



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