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Man Charged After Drugs, Gun Seized from Winnipeg Hotel

January 5, 2023 12:10 PM | News


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A Winnipeg Police Service shoulder badge is seen at the Public Information Office in Winnipeg, on September 2, 2021. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/David Lipnowski)

Winnipeg police seized $52,000 worth of fentanyl, a loaded shotgun and other items from a city hotel suite on Wednesday.

Police executed a search warrant on the room in the 200 block of Main Street, where they also found ammunition, $3,900 in cash and drug packaging materials.

Ryan Frederick Johnston, 33, of Winnipeg, has been charged with numerous offences. He remains in custody.