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Police seize crack cocaine


Police have made a significant drug bust in Dauphin.
On Apr. 19, at approximately 9:15 p.m., Manitoba West District CREST (Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team) along with Dauphin RCMP, executed a search warrant at a residence on Fourth Avenue Southwest in Dauphin.
RCMP officers seized crack cocaine, a large sum of cash, a cash counting machine and a .30-06 calibre rifle.
A 26-year-old male from Dauphin was arrested and is facing several drug and firearms charges.
He was released on an undertaking and will appear in court, June 23.
The Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team focuses on intelligence-based investigations into drugs, rural property crime and serious, prolific offenders.
There are currently three CREST teams in the province, one in the north, one in the east and one in the west.
RCMP continue to investigate.

Staff Writer