More drug trafficking interrupted

RCMP recover drugs, pills and cash during Dauphin search

On April 28, the Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST), along with assistance from officers from the Dauphin Detachment, executed a search warrant at a residence located on 4th Avenue SE, in the City of Dauphin.

The search of the residence resulted in the seizure of approximately 60 grams of cocaine, numerous illicit pills, cash, a firearm and drug related paraphernalia.

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RCMP have arrested and charged 41-year-old Katie Schabler and 26-year-old Germaine Beaulieu, both from Dauphin, with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Trafficking paraphernalia and several firearm-related offences.

Schabler was later released for a future court date in Dauphin while Beaulieu was remanded into custody and scheduled to appear in Dauphin Provincial Court later today.

RCMP continue to investigate.

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