Firearm, drugs and money seized in Dauphin

Dauphin RCMP and Manitoba West District CREST executed a search warrant at a residence in Dauphin.

Confiscated by RCMP in Dauphin on Sunday evening. PHOTO/RCMP

 

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Drugs, cash and a firearm were found on April 19, 2020, at approximately 9:15 p.m., when Manitoba West District CREST(Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team) along with Dauphin RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on 4th Avenue SW, in Dauphin.

 

RCMP officers seized crack cocaine, a large sum of cash, a cash counting machine and a .30-06 calibre rifle.

 

A 26-year-old male from Dauphin was arrested and is facing several drug and firearm charges. He was released on an Undertaking and will be appearing in court on June 23, 2020.

 

The Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team focuses on intelligence-based investigations into drugs, rural property crime and serious, prolific offenders within our communities. There are currently three CREST teams in the province, one in the north, one in the east and one in the west.

 

RCMP continue to investigate.

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