The Pas RCMP arrest man for uttering threats, leads to drug and firearms bust

After arresting a man for uttering threats, The Pas RCMP stumbled across drugs and firearms in the home they arrested the 30-year-old suspect in. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

What started as one man making threats led to a full-blown drugs and firearms bust in The Pas, Man.

Early Wednesday morning, RCMP said it responded to a fight at a home in the northern Manitoba city after officers were told a man was uttering threats.

Police said when arresting him, they saw firearms parts, drugs, and drug equipment in the home. Officers said they seized the parts, which included barrels, a stock, bullets and magazines.

Authorities said the residence was then secured, and a search warrant was obtained under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

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Mounties said when officers searched the home, they found and seized a crossbow, homemade weapons, around 40 grams of cocaine, “a small quantity of meth,” prescription medication, and more drug paraphernalia.

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The 30-year-old suspect has been charged with:

  • Uttering threats
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • Weapons possession contrary to an order

He is still behind bars, RCMP said.

A 28-year-old woman also faces possession for the purpose of trafficking, police said, but was released from custody with an upcoming court date.

The investigation continues.

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