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RCMP execute search warrants, seize drugs and weapons in numerous locations

RCMP officers in Nisichawayasihk, Portage la Prairie and Swan River execute search warrants at several locations across Manitoba between March 20 - March 22.

Over the course of three days, Manitoba RCMP officers in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, Portage la Prairie and Swan River were kept busy executing search warrants at a number of residences.

On March 20, as part of a weapons investigation, Nelson House RCMP with the assistance of the Manitoba RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT), arrested a youth at a residence in the community without incident. Cocaine, an imitation firearm, and cash were all seized. The male is facing charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) as well as the Criminal Code of Canada.

Four children under the age of 12 were also present and were attended to by a family member. A variety of drugs, including methamphetamine, as well as cash and edged weapons were seized. All subjects were released on undertakings.

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