On Nov. 18, 2022, as part of an ongoing investigation, Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST), along with Yellowhead RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence in Hamiota.
Officers seized a large amount of cash, pre-packaged cocaine, firearms and several cartons of unstamped tobacco products.
A 52-year-old male was arrested at the residence and is facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Drive Prohibited and other Provincial charges for tobacco.
He was released from custody with an upcoming court date.
RCMP continue to investigate.