On May 20, 2023, at approximately 9:15 pm, a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant was executed at a residence on Pipe Road in Thompson, Manitoba. A search of the property resulted in police seizing 86 grams of cocaine, a loaded handgun with a high-capacity prohibited magazine, drug trafficking paraphernalia, multiple cell phones, and Canadian currency.
RCMP arrested seven people on scene, but four were deemed not related and were released immediately without charges. A 34-year-old male was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. He was released with a court date.
Shianne Mercredi, 35, was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and numerous firearm-related charges. She remains in custody.
Tyler Bejcar, 38, was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, numerous firearm-related charges, and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. He remains in custody.
Investigation determined the firearm was stolen out of the United States.
The investigation continues.