Traffic Stops Nets Drugs & Arrest of a Man Wanted in Winnipeg

Traffic Stops Nets Wanted Man

WINNIPEG - Saturday morning police seized drugs and cash from a 27-year-old man who also had outstanding warrants for his arrest.

On July 21st, police ran the plates of a vehicle near Roch Street and Johnson Avenuesuspected to be owned by a man wanted on warrants.

Officers stopped the vehicle on Chalmers Avenue and confirmed the registered owner was driving the vehicle and arrested him. Police found a small amount of cocaine and packaging materials on the man. The passenger was also placed under arrest.

Police searched the vehicle and seized a number of items including the following:

  • A pill bottle containing 10.5 grams of a substance believed ketamine (estimated street value of $1,000)
  • Packaging materials
  • Scissors contaminated with a residue
  • A digital scale contaminated with a white substance
  • $425 cash

Police said Andrew John Klumper, a 27-year-old man from Winnipeg, has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Ketamine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

He was also processed on two outstanding warrants for charges that include:

  • Assault
  • Uttering Threats - Cause Death or Bodily Harm (x2)
  • Fail to Comply with Probation Order
  • Drive imprudently (Highway Traffic Act)

The passenger, a 21-year-old woman from Winnipeg, was arrested for:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Ketamine
  • Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

TOPICS:   Manitoba News

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