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Drugs, cash seized by Manitoba RCMP in Flin Flon traffic stop

Items seized by Flin Flon RCMP Oct. 7. Manitoba RCMP

A man is in custody after Flin Flon RCMP seized drugs, cash and other contraband during a traffic stop on Oct. 7.

Police said an officer recognized a driver as a man with an outstanding warrant, so the vehicle was pulled over and the man was arrested. A search of his person turned up a knife, crack cocaine and cash, and a further search of the vehicle led to 21 grams of cocaine, more cash and drug paraphernalia.

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The driver, 57, of Schist Lake, Man., is facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possessing property obtained by crime, carrying a concealed weapon, possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose, and failing to comply — as well as several Highway Traffic Act fines.

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Flin Flon RCMP continue to investigate.

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