NORWAY HOUSE -Eight suspects are in custody following an RCMP drug trafficking investigation in Norway House.
On November 20th, Norway House RCMP seized individually wrapped pieces of crack cocaine and a large sum of Canadian currency when they stopped and searched a vehicle.
A 49-year-old woman and a 28-year-old man, both from Winnipeg, were arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.
As the investigation progressed, RCMP obtained a search warrant for a residence on Alex Duncan Drive in Norway House. Officers seized approximately 113 grams of cocaine, a quantity of crack cocaine and a large sum of cash.
Two males, ages 53 and 29, from Norway House and Winnipeg, and two females, ages 22 and 38, from Norway House, were arrested for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.
On November 21st, Norway House RCMP, along with RCMP Police Dog Services, searched a home on Roger’s Point in Norway House, Manitoba.
A significant amount of cash was located hidden in a wall of the residence. Further investigation led officers to conclude the cash is proceeds of crime.
Currently eight suspects are in custody and charges of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime are pending.
In the last few weeks, Norway House RCMP have obtained four search warrants under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and have taken a substantial amount of drugs and proceeds of crime off the street.