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Winnipeg Police Make Dozens of Arrests in Drugs, Weapons Bust

December 4, 2020 12:20 PM | News


Winnipeg Police Logo CrestWinnipeg police have arrested dozens of people and laid more than 70 charges are part of a recent Smart Policing Initiative.

Police initiated the project in November, where officers in the north district community support unit targeted people with outstanding arrest warrants and subsequent weapon and drug-related seizures.

Approximately $100,000 in drugs were seized, including methamphetamine, cocaine, crack cocaine, fentanyl, and other opioids.

Weapon and firearm seizures included machetes, a semi-automatic shotgun, an SKS Rifle and ammunition.

More than 50 people were arrested for drug and weapon-related offences, break and enter and domestic assault-related crimes.


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