Police seize Marihuana, Fentanyl in drug bust

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Source: Brandon Police Media Release

In May 2021, members of the Operational Support and Crime Suppression Unit began an investigation into drug trafficking in the City Of Brandon. On September 8, 2021, a Search Warrant was executed at a residence on Centennial BLVD, which resulted in the seizure of approximately 2 ounces of Fentanyl, 23 ounces of Marihuana, $6000 cash, two canisters of bear mace, a 12 gauge double-barreled shotgun, replica handgun and other drug trafficking related paraphernalia. The street value of seized drugs is approximately $9000.00.

Four individuals have been arrested following this investigation.

On September 8, 2021, a 23-year-old female was arrested and lodged. She appeared in court on September 9, 2021 on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl, Conspiracy to Traffic Fentanyl, Conspiracy to Traffic cocaine, Possession of Proceeds of Crime and Obstruction of Justice.

On September 8, 2021, a 25-year-old male was arrested and lodged. He appeared in court on September 9, 2021 on charges of Possession of a Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Possession of a firearm contrary to a Prohibition Order, Possession of Ammunition Contrary to a Prohibition Order, Careless Storage of a Firearm, Possession for the Purpose of Distributing Cannabis, and Possession of Proceeds of Crime.

On September 8, 2021, a 23-year-old male was arrested and lodged. He appeared in court on September 9, 2021 on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl and Fail to comply with Release Order.

On September 9, 2021, a 49-year-old male was arrested and remains in Brandon Correctional Centre. He will appear in court today on charges of Conspiracy to Traffic Fentanyl, conspiracy to Traffic Methamphetamine, Conspiracy to Traffic Cocaine, and Obstruction of Justice.