RCMP make significant drug seizure in Virden

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Cory Alexander Burke, of Virden, is facing a series of charges after Westman RCMP pulled him over on August the 23rd. A search of his vehicle found more than 75 grams of methamphetamine, 77 grams of cocaine, 77 grams of marihuana, 12 grams of “shatter” and a small amount of cash. Burke had been on conditions following a previous arrest on August the 9th when RCMP had executed a search warrant at his residence where they located methamphetamine, cocaine, marihauna, and a firearm.

“This is our third significant seizure in the past 30 days” said Cpl. Aaron Bailey, Shift Supervisor for the Westman RCMP Detachment. “We will continue to investigate and hold those responsible who traffic illicit drugs in our communities and we continue to request that anyone with information to please contact the Virden RCMP Detachment.”

Cory Alexander Burke has been charged with: four counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, two counts of Failing to Comply with an Undertaking, & one count of Possession of Proceeds of Crime. He has an August 28 court date and Westman RCMP continue to investigate.