2,057 Bottles of Fentanyl Found in River Heights Home

Fentanyl Found in River Heights Home

WINNIPEG, MB - A man and two women are facing multiple charges after the Winnipeg Street Crime Unit executed a search warrant and seized a large amount of fentanyl.

During the evening of March 12th the Street Crime Unit, with help from the Tactical Team, executed the warrant at a home in the River Heights area.

Police seized of a number of items including the following:

  • 2,057 blotters believed to contain fentanyl/carfentanil (estimated street value of $41,140).
  • 48 grams of methamphetamine (estimated street value of $7,200).
  • Packaging materials.
  • Digital scale.
  • Mobile phones.

Police said a 26-year-old male of Winnipeg has been arrested for:

  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Fentanyl
  • Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking - Methamphetamine
  • Import a Scheduled Substance

Also a 24-year-old female of Winnipeg has been arrested for:

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

And a 29-year-old female of Winnipeg has been arrested for:

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

Police noted that blotters or blotting papers are small pieces of highly absorbent paper that may contain the liquid solution of a drug. These papers are often perforated into individual doses.

With files from the Winnipeg Police

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TOPICS:   Winnipeg Police

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