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Manitoba RCMP seize pills from 68-year-old driver in RM of Springfield

One of the bottles of pills seized by Manitoba RCMP. Manitoba RCMP

A 68-year-old man is facing a November court date after being busted with what police are calling “highly-addictive opiates” in the RM of Springfield.

Manitoba RCMP said the man was pulled over at a traffic stop on Sunday, when they found bottles of pills intended for trafficking, along with a quantity of cash.

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The investigation continues, and the suspect will appear in Selkirk court Nov. 29.

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