Winnipeg police charge two Mexicans after seizing $1.3M in drugs

Two people have been charged after Winnipeg police seized over $1.3 million worth of methamphetamine and fentanyl.

The Winnipeg Police Service says on Oct. 19, officers executed a search warrant at a property along James Avenue near Waterfront Drive while a man and woman were in custody.

While searching, officers found and seized the following:

  • Approximately 9 kilograms of methamphetamine (Estimated Street Value: $450,000);
  • Approximately 2.1 kilograms of fentanyl (Estimated Street Value: $850,000);
  • A large quantity of prescription pills;
  • A loaded Glock handgun and ammunition;
  • Approximately $50,000 CDN currency;
  • $450,000 counterfeit CDN currency;
  • And packaging materials

As a result, the woman and the man, who are both 27 years old and from Mexico, have been charged with various charges including possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of counterfeit money, and possession of a firearm.

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