RCMP in Thompson, Man. seize guns, cocaine, body armour in raid

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Thompson RCMP say drugs, guns, and body armour were found when officers raided a home on Ashberry Place Friday. Global News

Three women and one man have been charged after police in Thompson, Man., say they found guns, body armour and cocaine during a raid at a home Saturday.

Investigators arrested a man and woman outside a home on Ashberry Place as part of what they say is an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking.

Police say a search of the man turned up a loaded handgun, roughly 172 grams of cocaine, body armour and more than $16,000 in cash.

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Police then searched the home, where they say two other women were arrested.

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Investigators say four modified shotguns, ammunition, more body armour and drug trafficking paraphernalia was found in the raid.

A 33-year-old-man and three women aged 29, 49, and 56, are all facing drug and firearms-related charges.

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