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Brandon Police Seize $70K in Drugs from Vehicle’s Hidden Compartment

January 13, 2023 8:20 AM | News


Brandon Seized Drugs

Brandon police seized more than 700 grams of cocaine and crack cocaine during a traffic stop on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. (BPS / HANDOUT)

Brandon police have seized more than 700 grams of cocaine and crack cocaine after a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway.

Officers made the discovery on Wednesday during a search of the vehicle, where the drugs had been vacuum sealed and placed into a hidden compartment.

Police estimate the seizure to be valued at more than $70,000.

A 20-year-old Edmonton man he been arrested and charged with drug-related offences. He appeared in Brandon court on Thursday.