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$21,000 in meth seized during arrest of ‘known drug trafficker’: Winnipeg police

A Winnipeg police car. Elisha Dacey/Global News

A Winnipeg man police are describing as a “known drug trafficker” was arrested Sunday at a home on Main Street, where police made a large seizure of methamphetamine and other contraband.

Police said the raid turned up 1.5 kg of meth — with a street value of $21,000 — as well as cash packed in bundles, drug paraphernalia and packaging materials, and an airsoft handgun.

Read more: RCMP Organized Crime Unit seizes meth, weed, crack from Winnipeg home

The man, 52, has been charged with possessing a substance for the purpose of trafficking, possessing the proceeds of property obtained by crime, and three counts of failing to comply with a firearms prohibition order.

He remains in custody.

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