RCMP Take Down Drug Trafficking Ring in Manitoba

RCMP Take Down Drug Trafficking Ring

Since Monday RCMP, from Lac du Bonnet and Powerview, have arrested and charged four people in relation to a drug trafficking ring in the province.

Police say the began an investigation In November 2017, of a network distributing cocaine and methamphetamines in Winnipeg, the Rural Municipality of Lac Du Bonnet, Fort Alexander, and Sagkeeng First Nations area.

Police were able to discover four people planning and organizing drug trafficking in the area through various modes of communication.

The RCMP has laid the following charges:

Jason Letander, 35, Fort Alexander, who was in custody on another matter and remains in custody:

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking cocaine

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking methamphetamine

· Obstruct Justice

· Uttering threats(x10)

Jacqueline Courchene, 42, Fort Alexander:

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking cocaine

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking methamphetamine

Kristen Dube, 35, Powerview:

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking methamphetamine

Amanda McKay, 37, Winnipeg:

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking cocaine

· Conspiracy to commit trafficking methamphetamines

The RCMP said the investigation continues at this time.

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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