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Winnipeg cops interrupt alleged Sunday morning downtown meth deal

Global News / File

A pair of Winnipeggers are behind bars after getting busted with meth during an alleged drug deal near a Graham Avenue bus stop.

Police said officers patrolling the area spotted the transaction Sunday morning in the area of Graham Avenue and Smith Street, and placed the duo under arrest.

A search of the two suspects revealed a total of 4.6 grams of meth and a combat-style knife.

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Dennis Scott Arnold, 37, faces charges of possessing meth for the purpose of trafficking, possessing a weapon, and three counts of failing to comply with conditions.

Police said Arnold also had five outstanding warrants for charges including failing to comply with conditions, and failing to attend court.

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Jamie Deanne Jaster, 35, has been charged with possessing meth for the purpose of trafficking, and two counts of failing to comply with conditions.

Both were detained in custody.

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