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Three Charged With Drug Trafficking

By Tim Davidson Nov 23, 2022 | 8:33 AM

Three people from the Winnipeg area face drug trafficking charges after their vehicle was pulled over on the Kenora By-Pass.

On Monday, the OPP say they uncovered a quantity of cocaine and fentanyl worth about $6,500.

Along with the drugs, police found a handgun, ammunition, Canadian currency and other items used in the sale of drugs.

Police says 28 year old Paul Dueck of St. Agathe, 35 year old Ricky Maytwayashing of Winnipeg and 32 Crystal
Yetman also of Winnipeg have been arrested.

Charges include:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances act (CDSA)
  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine contrary to Section 5(2) of the CDSA
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5,000 contrary to Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code (CC)
  • ¬†Unauthorized Possession of a Weapon contrary to Section 91(2) of the CC
  • Possession of Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose contrary to Section 88 of the CC
  • Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Firearm contrary to Section 91(1) of the CC
  • Knowledge of Unauthorized Possession of Firearm contrary to Section 92(1) of the CC
  • Possession Prohibited Ammunition contrary to Section 95(b) of the CC
  • Transport Firearm in a Carless Manner contrary to Section 86(1) of the CC
  • Occupant of Motor Vehicle Knowing there was a Firearm contrary to Section 94 of the CC

They are scheduled to appear in Kenora Court later today on the charges.


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