Four people charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking following traffic stop

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

On Wednesday afternoon, a vehicle with no license plates was stopped in the 800 block of 22nd St. The male driver did not have a drivers license and there was open liquor bottles in the back seat. The driver was arrested and the other occupants removed from the vehicle. A search revealed a prohibited weapon (canister of bear spray) and a quantity of white powder believed to be fentanyl.   All of the subjects were arrested and transported to BPS. Two of the male subjects lied about their identity, however their identities were confirmed from previous police contact.   All four subjects were charged as follows…

A 23 year old woman from Portage la Prairie has been charged with Possess Weapon Dangerous, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl. She was released with a court date in March.

A 25 year old man from Plumas is charged with Possess Weapon Dangerous, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl and Public Mischief.

A 26 year old man with no fixed address is charged with Possess Weapon Dangerous, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl and Public Mischief. He was also arrested on a warrant from Portage la Prairie RCMP for Assault and Fail to comply with an Undertaking.

A 23 year old man from Winnipeg is charged with Possess Weapon Dangerous, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Fentanyl and several offences under the Highway Traffic Act.

All three men will appear in court on Thursday morning. All four subjects were also issued offence notices for breaching a public health order by gathering in a group while they are not from the same residence.