Thompson RCMP seize drugs and weapons

May 23, 2023
Thompson, Manitoba

News release


Seized objects

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.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
Twitter @rcmpmb | @GRCManitoba |

File number: 2023692626

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