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RCMP seize 140 grams of cocaine on a flight to Island Lake

15.03.2019 14:13
By: Brad Gordon

Police say they suspected passenger was smuggling into the community


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - RCMP in Island Lake have made a drug bust on a passenger on a commercial flight from Winnipeg.

Officials say the passenger was suspected to be trafficking drugs into Island Lake.  A search of his belongings yielded three large packages containing 140 grams of cocaine and 100 Percocet pills.

26-year-old Lawrence Ashley McIvor of Sandy Bay First Nation now faces two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. 

He was remanded into custody, and has a court date in Winnipeg.