RCMP Seize Drugs and 11 Guns in Split Lake

Manitoba Post StaffNews

SPLIT LAKE – A search warrant for Thompson RCMP resulted in the arrest of two men from Split Lake Manitoba for Drug trafficking and firearms charges.

On January 11, RCMP seized 32 grams of cocaine, nine unsecured firearms, two pellet guns, ammunition and drug paraphernalia including a hollowed out soda can that is believed to have been used to transport drugs.

55-year-old Baptiste Brightnose and 20-year-old Bruce Brightnose, both from Split Lake, are charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, and multiple counts of Careless Use of a Firearm.

Thompson RCMP continue to investigate.