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Traffic Stops Net Dauphin RCMP Drugs, Weapons

Traffic Stops Net Dauphin RCMP Drugs, Weapons

Dauphin Seizure
Weapons and other items seized during one of two traffic stop in Dauphin, Manitoba last weekend. Two people have been arrested and charged. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Two traffic stops in Dauphin over the weekend yielded RCMP cocaine, methamphetamine, and weapons.

Police seized 764 grams of cocaine and drug paraphernalia Friday night during a traffic stop on Main Street.

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Winnipeg Airline Passenger Charged in Cocaine Bust

Winnipeg Airline Passenger Charged in Cocaine Bust

Island Lake Drug Seizure
Drugs seized from an airline passenger destined from for Island Lake from Winnipeg. (RCMP HANDOUT)

An airline passenger departing from Winnipeg to Island Lake has been charged after police found 140 grams of cocaine.

Police say they found the drugs on Wednesday and had suspected the passenger of trafficking illegal drugs into the Island Lake region. Officers also found 100 Percocet pills.

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Police Make Large-Scale Cocaine Bust in Winnipeg’s Bridgwater Neighbourhood

Police Make Large-Scale Cocaine Bust in Winnipeg’s Bridgwater Neighbourhood

Cocaine Bust
Winnipeg police show off cocaine and other items seized following the search of three homes in the city last Friday during a news conference on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. (WINNIPEG POLICE / FACEBOOK)

Two homes in the upscale Winnipeg neighbourhood of Bridgwater Forest were part of a police raid into an investigation surrounding cocaine trafficking.

Police executed search warrants March 1 at two homes in the south Winnipeg neighbourhood, along with a home in Garden City.

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Three Arrested in Thompson After RCMP Discover Oxycodone Stash

Three Arrested in Thompson After RCMP Discover Oxycodone Stash

Oxycodone
RCMP in Thompson seized more than 1,400 pills believed to be oxycodone on February 22, 2019. (RCMP / HANDOUT)

Three people have been arrested after a traffic stop in Thompson, Manitoba led to the seizure of more than 1,400 oxycodone pills.

RCMP in the community pulled over the vehicle on February 22 and located a number of pills. They later searched a home on Juniper Drive in Thompson and found the remainder of the haul.

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RCMP Says Dismantled Network Laundered Tens of Millions in Drug Money

RCMP Says Dismantled Network Laundered Tens of Millions in Drug Money

By The Canadian Press

Money Laundering Suspect
RCMP officers escort a suspect arrested in a money laundering network off an airplane in St-Hubert, Que. on Monday, February 11, 2019. The RCMP and other police forces arrested 15 people Monday in a series of raids in Montreal and Toronto targeting what investigators say is an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

MONTREAL — Authorities have laid charges against 17 people allegedly involved in an extensive international money laundering network with ties to organized crime.

At a news conference today, the RCMP said the network had cells in Montreal and Toronto that collected and laundered money from Montreal criminal groups.

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StatCan Says Number of Cannabis Users Relatively Unchanged Since Legalization

StatCan Says Number of Cannabis Users Relatively Unchanged Since Legalization

By The Canadian Press

Medical Marijuana
Medical marijuana is shown in Toronto, November 5, 2017. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graeme Roy)

OTTAWA — The national statistics offices says legalizing cannabis doesn’t seem to have much changed how many people use the drug.

Figures released Thursday morning from Statistics Canada show about 4.6 million people, or 15 per cent of Canadians over age 15, reported using cannabis in the last three months.

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