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Oakbank RCMP raid turns up stash of guns and drugs

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RCMP seized a large stash of guns and drugs in a raid at a home on Main Street in Oakbank on Wednesday.

Police said the raid turned up a number of guns, including two assault rifles with high-capacity magazines.

Meth, cocaine and fentanyl were also seized by police, who arrested and charged eight people as a result of the investigation.

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Devin Abel Fehr, 26; Brendin Jon Swanson, 32; Michael Johnathon Moore, 27; and Benjamin Fumerton, 29, are all in custody facing firearms and drug trafficking-related offences.

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Monica Pitchenese, 22; Aurora Delorme, 23; Laura Powell, 24; and Clifford Tommy Joseph, 38, face similar charges and will be appearing in court in Winnipeg at a later date.

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