Police Arrest Unwary Pair of Drug Dealers

Police Arrest Unwary Pair of Drug Dealers

WINNIPEG - A pair of drug dealers weren't paying attention to their surroundings when they tried to conduct a drug deal while police were watching.

Police on Foot Patrol were walking in the area of Graham Avenue and Smith Street just before 10 AM when they observed a man and a woman involved in an illegal drug transaction with an unidentified individual near a bus stop.

Officers approached the pair and placed them under arrest. A search of the male turned up 2.5 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $125) and a combat-style knife. A search of the female resulted in the seizure of 2.1 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $100).

37 year-old Dennis Scott Arnold has been charged with:

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

- Possession of a Weapon

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x3)

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

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x5)

- Fail to Attend Court – Recognizance by Judge/Justice

35 year-old Jamie Deanne Jaster has been charged with:

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

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice (x2)

Both were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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