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Man Carrying Bag of Cocaine Runs into Police Cruiser

Man Carrying Bag of Cocaine Runs into Police Cruiser

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police didn’t have to look far to make an arrest Thursday night when a man running through the Exchange District slammed into the mirror of their cruiser.

Police were in the area of Notre Dame Avenue and Albert Street at around 9:05 p.m. when two men ran through a construction zone. One of them hit the marked cruiser and needed medical assistance.

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Cannabis Sales in Manitoba Will Be Subject to Government Fee and Markup

Cannabis Sales in Manitoba Will Be Subject to Government Fee and Markup

By The Canadian Press

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A cannabis plant is shown in southwest Quebec on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

WINNIPEG – When recreational cannabis is legalized later this year, it will be subject to a government fee and a wholesale markup in Manitoba.

The provincial government says a “social responsibility fee” of six per cent will be applied to a cannabis retailer’s total annual revenues.

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Police Find Drug Haul Inside Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stop

Police Find Drug Haul Inside Stolen Vehicle During Traffic Stop

By Brian Schultz

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police came across a haul of drugs Monday evening after pulling over a stolen vehicle in the area of Redwood Avenue and Main Street.

Officers noticed the vehicle was bearing a stolen licence place and conducted a traffic stop at around 8:10 p.m. They also discovered the vehicle itself had been stolen from East St. Paul, Manitoba on July 4.

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Gun Call Leads to $92K Marijuana Seizure in Brandon

Gun Call Leads to $92K Marijuana Seizure in Brandon

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Brandon police seized 20.5 pounds of marijuana valued at $92,000 from a suspect’s vehicle on July 3. (BPS / TWITTER)

A gun call on July 3 led to the discovery of $92,000 worth of marijuana at a Brandon motel.

Police responded to the 1800 block of 1st Street, but didn’t locate any firearms. However, officers came across 20.5 pounds of marijuana inside a large duffle bag in the trunk of the suspect’s car.

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Three Arrested in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Three Arrested in Separate Drugs, Weapons Busts

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police made multiple arrests over the weekend related to drug and firearm possession.

On Monday, officers tried to stop a man in the area of McGregor Street and Redwood Avenue for a Highway Traffic Act offence. The suspect fled on foot, but was eventually apprehended by police.

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Manitoba RCMP Disrupt Drug Trafficking Ring

Manitoba RCMP Disrupt Drug Trafficking Ring

RCMP Logo VehicleRCMP in Manitoba have arrested four people after a length investigation into a drug trafficking ring in the province.

Police began their investigation in November 2017 surrounding the distribution of cocaine and methamphetamines in Winnipeg, the RM of Lac Du Bonnet, Fort Alexander, and Sagkeeng First Nations area.

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Police Arrest Man After Witnessing Drug Deal on a Bike

Police Arrest Man After Witnessing Drug Deal on a Bike

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police officers witnessed what they say was a drug transaction by a man riding a bike on Monday evening.

Police were in the area of Powers Street and Magnus Avenue at around 6:40 p.m. and began to pursue the suspect. He immediately fled and was found on the roof of a detached garage in the 400 block of Pritchard Avenue.

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Drugs, Cash Seized During Dauphin Traffic Stop

Drugs, Cash Seized During Dauphin Traffic Stop

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Drugs and cash seized during a traffic stop by RCMP in Dauphin on June 5, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two people from out-of-province have been charged after RCMP seized 190 grams of cocaine earlier this month.

Mounties conducted a traffic stop on the afternoon of June 5 in Dauphin, where they also located a large sum of Canadian currency and various drug paraphernalia.

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