WINNIPEG - A speeding scooter draws the attention of police which results in a 43-year-old man being arrested and almost $2,000 worth of methamphetamines being seized
Police stopped a scooter near Selkirk Avenue and Sinclair Street, checked the scooter’s licence plate and it came back as belonging to a utility trailer. The scooter’s ignition was also obviously damaged.
The driver was placed under arrest and a search of the scooter resulted in the seizure of 14 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of approximately $1,750) and $325 in cash.
Police said the scooter had been stolen between June 26th and June 27th from a home in the Riverview neighbourhood.
William Markowski, a 43-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000
- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime under $5,000