Winnipegosis RCMP seize guns and drugs during traffic stop

May 22, 2024
Minegoziibe Anishinabe First Nation, Manitoba

News release


Seized items

On May 19, 2024, at approximately 3:15 am, Winnipegosis RCMP were conducting traffic enforcement in Minegoziibe Anishinabe First Nation. A traffic stop was conducted on a vehicle with three occupants. Drug paraphernalia was in plain view, resulting in the arrest of the occupants.

When officers searched the vehicle, they located illicit cannabis, crack cocaine in individual baggies, a sawed-off shotgun, a handgun, ammunition, black ski masks, Canadian currency, and drug paraphernalia.

Damien Moosetail, 18, from Dauphin; a 16-year-old male from Duck Bay; and a 15-year-old male from Camperville are charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine, Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Selling, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Possession of a Weapon Obtained by Crime, and several other firearms offences. All three are remanded in custody.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497

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