Flin Flon RCMP seize drugs, cash, and firearms

February 22, 2021
Flin Flon, Manitoba

News release


Items seized

On February 20, 2021, at approximately 3:00 am, Flin Flon RCMP, with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team, Cranberry Portage RCMP, and Creighton RCMP officers, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence in Flin Flon, Manitoba.

The search resulted in approximately six grams of cocaine, an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency, drug trafficking paraphernalia, various electronics, and five firearms, including a sawed off shotgun and two handguns with readily accessible ammunition.

Jeffrey Atkinson, 43, and Scott Lysohirka, 51, both from Flin Flon, and a 41-year-old female were arrested at the residence without incident. The males are facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Proceeds Obtained by Crime over $5000, and multiple firearms offences. They remain in custody. The female was released without charges.

The investigation continues.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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