Man faces drug, firearm charges after loaded handgun and cocaine seized: WPS

A man in handcuffs. Pixabay file

Winnipeg police say a man is facing drug and firearm charges after a loaded handgun and cocaine were seized over the weekend.

On Saturday, as part of an ongoing investigation, police went to a bar in the 700 block of Corydon Avenue, which led to an arrest and a search of a vehicle.

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Police say the search resulted in the seizure of the following items:

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  • $9,000 in cocaine
  • loaded handgun
  • $8,500 cash
  • knives
  • brass knuckles

A 33-year-old man from Winnipeg now faces several charges in relation to drug trafficking and firearms.

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