RCMP Says delivery Cocaine The heading to Eastern Canada was seized during a traffic stop in Manitoba.
In a statement released Friday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Manitoba said officers have confiscated nearly eight kilograms of cocaine after towing a car on the Trans-Canada Highway at RM in Reynolds on Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the illegal drugs have been transferred to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Said Sgt Adam Palmer, who heads the RMCP’s Federal Organized Crime and Serious Unit in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
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“We are grateful to the Royal Canadian Police in Manitoba for being able to intercept these drugs before they reach our province.”
The driver and only passenger, a 44-year-old man from Alberta, were arrested after police searched the car.
Llewellyn Ellsworth is accused of trafficking possession and imprisoned.
RCMP Manitoba continues the investigation.
More than $ 400,000 worth of drugs were seized in inter-provincial crime-seizure operations
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