$10,000 of Methamphetamine Seized During Search

$10,000 of Methamphetamine Seized

WINNIPEG - The Drugs and Gangs Unit executed their second search warrant in two days and has led to the arrest of a 31 year-old Winnipeg man.

During the search a number of individuals were taken into custody and seized a umber of items including:

- Approximately 17 ounces of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $10,200)

- Approximately 1 gram of fentanyl (estimated street value of $100)

- $4,170 in Canadian currency

- Packaging materials

- Contaminated scales

- Property that had been stolen from a business in the St. James Industrial area

31 year-old Matthew Kyle Merrells has been charged with:

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine (x2)

- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Fentanyl

- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Weapon

- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

He was detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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