On June 26, 2021, the North District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, along with the Manitoba RCMP Traffic Roving Unit, observed a male operating an all-terrain vehicle in a suspicious manner in Rossville in the community of Kinosao Sipi (Norway House Cree Nation). Police stopped the male and, with the assistance of RCMP Police Dog Services, discovered approximately 67 grams of individually wrapped cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.
With the assistance of the Norway House RCMP, the 25-year-old male from Kinosao Sipi who was operating the ATV was arrested and is facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, and charges under the Highway Traffic Act.
A 30-year-old male from Kinosao Sipi who assisted the ATV operator in attempting to conceal the narcotics was also arrested, and is facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.
Both males were released from custody and are scheduled to appear in court on October 7, 2021.
The investigation continues.