3,400 Oxycontin pills seized in Winnipeg drug haul
WINNIPEG – Cops have hit a jackpot in a drug investigation seizing 3,400 tablets of Oxycontin, crack cocaine, Ecstasy and drug paraphernalia.
“As a result of the investigation, officers initiated a traffic stop in the area of Donald Street and Osborne Street where one male was taken into custody,” said a police statement.
“The male suspect was found to be in possession of a large quantity of Canadian currency at which time he was placed under arrest,” they said.
“The investigation continued at which time members executed a Controlled Drug and Substance Act Search Warrant at a residence in the first 100-block of Foyle Street,” police announced on Monday.
The search resulted in the discovery of the following:
•3400 tablets of Oxycontin – estimated street value of $136,000.00
•90 tablets of Ecstasy – estimated street value of $1800.00
•152 grams of Cannabis Marijuana – estimated street value of $1520.00
•1 kilogram of Cocaine – estimated street value of $36,000.00
•15 x approximately 1 ounce individually wrapped bags of Cocaine/Crack Cocaine – estimated street value $15,500.00
•Approximately $60,000.00 cash
•Miscellaneous drug paraphernalia
Two males, 20 and 21, have been charged.
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