Guns and Drugs Seized During Search

Guns and Drugs Seized During Search

WINNIPEG - Police took down a group of drug traffickers and seized guns and drugs after they executed a search warrant at a home on Boyd Avenue on July 16.

Several individuals were taken into custody, and a search of the residence has led to the seizure of items, including the following:

- A sawed-off pump-action 12-gauge shotgun

- A sawed-off .22 calibre rifle

- A Beretta-style replica BB gun

- Various calibre ammunition

- Bear spray

- Approximately 22.5 grams of methamphetamine

- Approximately 4 grams of crack cocaine

- $6,000 in Canadian currency

A taxi-cab that had left the residence was stopped in the area of Salter Street and Flora Avenue where two individuals were taken into custody. A search of the taxi-cab resulted in the seizure of:

- A stripped-down .22 calibre firearm

- .22 calibre ammunition

- Approximately 45.5 grams of methamphetamine

- $400 in Canadian currency

- Two mobile phones

- Packaging materials

30 year-old James Glen Houle has been charged with:

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

- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Cocaine

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

- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order

- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized (x2)

27 year-old Sheldon Derrach Catcheway has been charged with:

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

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

- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order

39 year-oldVincent Charles Trout has been charged with:

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

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

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice

They were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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