March 15, 2019 3:17 pm
Updated: March 15, 2019 5:34 pm

RCMP catch suspected drug trafficker on flight from Winnipeg

Island Lake drug seizure.

RCMP Manitoba
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A man on a commercial flight from Winnipeg to Island Lake, Man., was arrested Wednesday by RCMP after being suspected of drug trafficking.

RCMP said a search uncovered three large packages containing 140 grams of cocaine and 100 Percocet pills.

READ MORE: Five arrested, $120,000 in cocaine seized in Winnipeg trafficking bust

Lawrence Ashley McIvor, 26, of Sandy Bay First Nation, was charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and taken into custody.

Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.

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