Thompson RCMP arrest male attempting to transport drugs by bus

February 23, 2024
Thompson, Manitoba

News release


On February 21, 2024, at approximately 10:05 pm, Thompson RCMP officers received a report of two unknown individuals attempting to board a bus while in possession of an unknown quantity of drugs.

The description of one suspect was provided to officers and a patrol of the area located the individual a short distance away who was placed under arrest for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking.

A search of the suspect located over $5000 in cash, approximately 43 grams of suspected crack cocaine, which was individually wrapped, and other drug-related paraphernalia.

An 18-year-old male, from Winnipeg, was released for a later court date where he will face charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations
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File number: 2024-236649

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