Dauphin RCMP seize gun during traffic stop

May 27, 2022
Dauphin, Manitoba

News release

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Seized firearm and drugs

On May 26, 2022, at approximately 7:00 pm, West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST), conducted a traffic stop on Highway 10, in the RM of Dauphin.

During the stop the officer noticed a firearm on the floor of the vehicle and the driver and passenger were arrested.

The driver had an outstanding warrant for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and was found to be in possession of approximately 7 grams of methamphetamine.

Britanny Bungay, 34, of Dauphin has been charged with:

Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition in a Vehicle
Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition without a Licence
Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime
Possession of a Firearm with a Tampered Serial Number
Possession of Methamphetamine

She was remanded into custody.

The passenger, a 27-year-old female from Dauphin, is facing charges of Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition in a Vehicle, Possession of a Restricted Firearm with Ammunition Without a Licence, Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime. She was released with an upcoming court date.

CREST along with Dauphin RCMP, continue to investigate.

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Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497

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File number: 2022-695269

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