Police crack down on illegal liquor sales from an Ebb and Flow home

Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2024 10:35

On May 29, as a result of an ongoing investigation into the illegal sale of liquor from a home, officers from the Ste-Rose du Lac RCMP, along with assistance from the Manitoba West District CREST unit and Police Dog Services (PDS), executed a search warrant under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act at a residence located in Ebb and Flow First Nation.

As a result of the search, officers seized numerous bottles of liquor, several cases of beer, over seven grams of crack cocaine, marihuana, unstamped tobacco, over $5000 in cash and a loaded firearm.

Upon entry into the home, officers arrested three suspects, a 45-year-old woman and two men, aged 29 and 17. They were later released for and August 29 appearance in Dauphin Provincial Court where they will face charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking, unauthorized possession of a firearm, unsafe storage of a firearm and possession of property obtained by crime.

Charges were also issued under the Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act for the unauthorized sale of liquor and possession of fewer than 25 units of unmarked tobacco.

Police continue to investigate.

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