Guns and Drugs Found in Search on Qu'Appelle Avenue

Guns and Drugs Found in Search

WINNIPEG - A 30 year-old man faces numerous charges after police found guns and drugs during a search of his apartment suite on Qu'Appelle Avenue.

When police arrived, he fled from the suite and attempted to hide on a roof, but was taken into custody. The investigation has led to the seizure of numerous items, including the following:

- A loaded .22 calibre handgun

- Two mobile phones

- $690 in Canadian currency

- A working scale

- Packaging materials

- Approximately 2.17 grams of cocaine (estimated street value of $220)

- Approximately 2.37 grams crack cocaine (estimated street value of $360)

30 year-old Abdelgadr Said Omer has been charged with:

- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Cocaine

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

- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm

- Possession of a Loaded Prohibited or Restricted Firearm

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing Serial Number has been Tampered With

- Store Firearm or Restricted Weapon Contrary to Regulations

He was detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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