Gun and $27,000 of Meth Recovered in Traffic Stop

Manitoba Post StaffNews

Another routine traffic stop lead to almost 1000 grams of methamphetamine taken off the street.

On November 7 at 7:00 p.m. police stopped a vehicle on Garry Street. The driver had a loaded .22 calibre pistol, two cell phones, more than $1,000 cash and 55 grams of meth on him. His backpack contained 978 grams of meth, 69 round of .22 calibre ammunition, packing material and a scale.

The total street value of the Methamphetamine seized was approximately $27,000.

34 year-old Stephen Bartholomew Egesz of Winnipeg has been charged with:

Carry Concealed Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition

Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon in a Motor Vehicle

Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized

Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition

Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X4

Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine

Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000

Fail to Comply with Condition of Recognizance X5