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2 arrested on drugs and weapons charges in Wawanesa

11.02.2019 12:52
By: Brad Gordon

Marijuana, suspected crystal meth and weapons found in stuck pickup truck


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - Blue Hills RCMP arrested two people on drugs and weapons charges this weekend.

Saturday night, a concerned citizen advised police of a suspicious pickup truck stuck in a field behind Government Road in Wawanesa.

When police showed up on the scene, two vehicle occupants fled on foot, but were quickly captured.

Within the truck, police found a large quantity of marijuana, and some suspected crystal meth.  They also found several knifes, a machete, and a handgun style pellet gun.

A 27 year old Winnipeg man and 36-year-old Wawanesa woman have been charged under the controlled drugs and substances act.  The man additionally faces weapons charges.