Over 6 Kilograms of Methamphetamine Seized in Drug Trafficking Investigation

Manitoba Post StaffNews

WINNIPEG – As part of an ongoing drug investigation, the Winnipeg Police Drug Enforcement Unit arrested a suspect on November 19, 2018. When they searched his vehicle they found 10 – 1/2 kilogram packages of methamphetamine.

A search warrant was then executed on a home in St. Vital where they arrested a second suspect. When they searched the home they found an additional 1.1 kilograms of methamphetamine, $24,550 in cash, a money counter, packaging material, a vacuum sealer and scales.

35 year-old Andre Maurice Lussier and 32 year-old Ryan Richard Trudeau were both charged with Possession of methamphetamine for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of a Scheduled Substance and Possession of Proceeds of a Crime over $5,000.

Both accused were released on a Promise to Appear.