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Cocaine seized in Winnipeg drug raid

A Winnipeg man is facing charges following a drug raid Tuesday. Joe Scarpelli / Global News

A man is facing trafficking charges after police say officers found cocaine during a raid at Winnipeg home Tuesday.

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Members of the Winnipeg police gangs and guns unit, along with tactical officers, executed a search warrant at home in the first 100 block of Boulton Bay as part of a drug trafficking investigation.

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Once inside police say they found 1.15 kilograms of cocaine, drug packaging materials, and a small amount of cash.

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A 60-year-old man from Winnipeg is charged with possession of a scheduled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of property obtained by crime under $5,000.

The accused has been released on a promise to appear in court.

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Cocaine, meth, fentanyl seized in international drug investigation launched in Winnipeg – Mar 29, 2022

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