Dauphin RCMP traffic stop leads to seizure of methamphetamine

June 20, 2022
Dauphin, Manitoba

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Seized drugs

On June 14, 2022, at 3:15 pm, officers from the West District CREST unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle located on Vermillion Place in Dauphin.

When contact was made with the vehicle, officers located a 40-year-old male passenger who had two outstanding Warrants of Arrest for trafficking methamphetamine and other firearms-related offences.

A search of a backpack belonging to the 40-year-old resulted in the seizure of cash, 157 grams of methamphetamine, 5 grams of cocaine and other drug related paraphernalia.

Officers arrested 40-year-old Trevor Sutherland and remanded him into custody on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Cocaine and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Sutherland is also facing previous charges from investigations where methamphetamine was seized following two separate search warrants.

RCMP urge anyone who may have any information regarding drugs or any other criminal activity, to please contact your local police agency or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477, or submit a secure tip online at www.manitobacrimestoppers.com.

West District CREST continue to investigate.

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Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
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