Guns, drugs, illegal cigarettes found in raid at rural Manitoba home: RCMP

A 52-year-old man is facing charges after police raided a home in Hamiota, Man., on Friday. RCMP Handout

A man is facing charges after RCMP say drugs, guns and illegal cigarettes were seized in a raid at a rural Manitoba home.

On Friday, police raided the home in Hamiota, roughly 249 km northwest of Winnipeg, as part of an ongoing investigation, investigators said Monday.

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Once inside the home, police say officers found pre-packaged cocaine, guns, an undisclosed amount of cash, and several cartons of unstamped cigarettes.

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A 52-year-old man arrested at the home is facing a number of charges, including possession for the purpose of trafficking and provincial charges for the tobacco.

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

RCMP continue to investigate.

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