Fisher Branch RCMP execute search warrants and seize cannabis, tobacco and liquor

May 24, 2023
Fisher Branch, Manitoba

News release


Items seized

On May 19, 2023, as part of an ongoing investigation, Fisher Branch RCMP executed search warrants at two residences in Fisher River Cree Nation.

In total officers seized 152 grams of cannabis, over $2200.00 in cash, 25 packs of unstamped cigarettes, five bottles of liquor and over 60 cans of beer.

A 46-year-old male and a 36-year-old female are facing charges under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Authority of Manitoba.

Fisher Branch RCMP continue to investigate.

The Manitoba RCMP is committed to working with First Nation communities that have enacted by-laws to prohibit the sale and possession of alcohol and have asked to make enforcement a priority. These enforcement actions will continue as per the expressed wishes of community leadership.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2023-688532/2023-686213

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