Drones Drop Drugs Into Manitoba Prison

Drones Drop Drugs Into Prison

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have helped to bust up a network that was using drones to drop large quantities of drugs into Stony Mountain Penitentiary as well as an Ontario prison.

A multi-jurisdictional investigation called Operation Phoenix saw a dozen people arrested here and elsewhere across the country. A total of 16 search warrants were executed including four in Winnipeg, three in Anola and two at Stony. Investigators also froze numerous bank accounts.

Officer seized several vehicles, 40 firearms and $700,000 in methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine, marijuana and other drugs.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg News

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