RCMP Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Bust
CROSS LAKE MB = On August 12, 2017, at approximately 5:30 pm, the Cross Lake RCMP conducted a traffic stop after spotting a quad with two occupants being driven erratically through the community. The occupants were not wearing helmets and not obeying road safety signs.
The 33-year-old operator, a resident of Cross Lake, was arrested for Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle. A further search of the accused led to the discovery of 42 grams of cocaine and a sum of Canadian Currency. Police also seized a case of beer from the quad.
The accused is facing charges of Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, and Resisting Arrest. He was released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in court at a later date.
If anyone has any information regarding drugs or any other criminal activity, please contact your local police agency or call Manitoba Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.