West District CREST seize cocaine and purple down

July 27, 2022
Dauphin, Manitoba

News release


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On July 21, 2022, at approximately 10:30 pm, the RCMP's West District Crime Enforcement Support Team and Dauphin RCMP conducted a traffic stop in the 300 block of Railway Avenue in Dauphin, Manitoba. The stop was in relation to an ongoing drug investigation.

A 31-year-old female from Dauphin was found to be in possession of approximately .66 grams of purple down and 2.77 grams of cocaine. Purple down is a highly dangerous drug. It is a mixture of fentanyl, carfentanyl, often heroin, and it can be cut with other drugs as well.

The female is charged with Possession of Cocaine and Possession of a Controlled Substance. She has been released from custody with a court date.

Illicit drugs destroy lives, homes and communities. The RCMP remains fully committed to enforcing laws against illicit drugs to their fullest extent.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 20221014732

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