Manitoba RCMP Roving Traffic Unit seizes large amount of cocaine

April 24, 2024
RM of Reynolds, Manitoba

News release


61 kilograms of cocaine

On March 29, 2024, at approximately 7:00 pm, The Manitoba RCMP Roving Traffic Unit stopped a westbound vehicle on the Trans-Canada Highway in the RM of Reynolds. Officers had reason to believe the driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old male from Alberta, was in possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

After the vehicle was stopped, officers conducted a search. The search located a sophisticated aftermarket compartment in the rear of the SUV that contained 61 kilograms of cocaine.

Officers seized the cocaine and took the driver into custody. Charges have not been laid at this time.

The investigation continues.


File number: 2024410995

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