Marijuana, 200K in Cash Seized Following Traffic Stop in Carberry


Three people have been charged with a variety of crimes following a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway, west of Carberry. RCMP say that on March the 2nd, at around 1:00 pm, they stopped a 2017 Dodge Durrango that was travelling 150 km/h in a posted 100 km/h zone. A search of the Durrango netted a small amount of marijuana and more than $200,000 in cash.

Darren Gurniak, 50, from Port Coquitlam, B.C., and Justin Poitras, 28, and Lea Murrell, 30, both from Winnipeg, face a number of drug related charges including Possession of Proceeds of Crime over $5,000 contrary to the Criminal Code of Canada.  The investigation is on-going.

Photo: Royal Canadian Mounted Police In Manitoba