Police Recover Stolen Passports, Drivers Licence and Drugs From Stolen Vehicle

Police Recover Stolen Passports

WINNIPEG - A stolen car chase involving both K-9 and Air1 resulted in the a variety of charges for two Winnipeg thieves.

Police saw the stolen vehicle travelling on July 8 at approximately 10:25 PM travelling on Talbot Avenue and Watt Street.

As officers caught up to the stolen vehicle, they watched the driver and passenger switch seats while it was parked on Talbot Avenue.

The vehicle then turned southbound onto Cameron Street at which time the female passenger fled on foot, but was taken into custody after a brief chase.

With the assistance of the K9 Unit and AIR1, the stolen vehicle was located abandoned in the 700 block of McCalman Avenue and the driver was observed running from the vehicle into a nearby restaurant on Nairn Avenue where he was taken into custody.

A search of the stolen vehicle resulted in the seizure of a number of items including:

- A stolen Chinese driver’s licence.

- Two stolen Canadian passports.

- 8.6 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $300).

- A digital scale

- Drug packaging materials

- Two mobile phones

A search of the female resulted in the seizure of 1 gram of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $50).

34 year-old Joseph Liew has been charged with:

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

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 (x3)

- Possession of an Identity Document (x3)

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

24 year-old Caitlin Rose Mousseau has been charged with:

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

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000

- Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000 (x3)

- Possession of an Identity Document (x3)

Both were detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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