OXFORD HOUSE MB – NEWS – On May 13, 2021, at approximately 7:12 am Oxford House RCMP, with the assistance of Thompson General Investigative Services and RCMP Police Dog Services, conducted a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant on a residence in the Sawmill area.
As a result of the warrant police seized 175 g of cocaine, 861 tablets of oxycodone, 550 g of illicit cannabis along with $7300 in cash.
Cassidy Harper, a 25-year-old female was arrested and charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and numerous breaches of court orders in relation to previous CDSA and Criminal Code offences.
Harper remains in custody.
A 47-year-old female was also arrested and charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000 and was released with a court date of July 21, 2021.
On May 20, 2021, three more search warrants were executed by Oxford House RCMP with the assistance of the Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, Police Dog Services and the Emergency Response Team, in relation to the May 13 seizure in Oxford House.
A search of a residence on Tower Road resulted in the seizure of 64 flaps of cocaine, 70 oxycodone pills, 2 bb guns with ammunition, various drug paraphernalia, and approximately $1000 in cash.
Shalane Weenusk, a 31-year-old female of Oxford House was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000. She was released on conditions and is scheduled to appear in court in July.
A second search warrant conducted at a residence on Central Road resulted in the seizure of approximately $2300 in cash, one firearm, a score sheet, cell phones, and money transfer slips. A 24-year-old female of Oxford House was charged with Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5000.
She was released with conditions and is also scheduled to appear in court in July.
The third search warrant executed on May 20, 2021 at another residence on Tower Road resulted in the seizure of three cell phones.
Oxford House RCMP continue to investigate. All four warrants are linked to the same drug trafficking network operating out of Oxford House.
None of the accused are considered guilty until proven guilty in a court of law.