Drug bust in Flin Flon

05.10.2018 07:46
By: Frank McGwire

RCMP seize large amount of cash drugs and weapons


Brandon, MB (CKLQ) - RCMP report the the seizure of a large amount of drugs, drug paraphernalia, cash and weapons.

Officers made the bust in Flin Flon followed an ongoing investigation.

RCMP arrest two men in the bust that netted nearly 10 kgs of cannibis and cannibis related products, 12 long barreled firearms and a large sum of Canadian currency.

36-year-old Andrew Lyle Wotton was arrested at the scene and remains in custody.

Wotton is facing a litany of charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose.

A 55 year-old man from Creighton, Saskatchewan faces possession charges.

He was arrested and released on a promise to appear in court on December 12, 2018.

Flin Flon RCMP continue to investigate.

Even though cannabis legalization is pending, there will still be illicit cannabis that the RCMP will continue to enforce.