Over the course of two days last week, police seized over 25 grams, or the equivalent of 250 doses, of Crystal Methamphetamine from within Morden.
The first seizure happened on Friday at around 9:30 a.m. when members of the Morden Police Service were called to a local business regarding an assault. Police attended and located the suspect, subsequently placing him under arrest. During a search, the suspect was found to be in possession of almost three grams of methamphetamine.
The 31-year-old Morden resident was charged with one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance and released on an Appearance Notice to attend Morden Provincial Court in August. The victim did not wish to pursue assault charges.
The next day at 2:14 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle on Victoria Street.
During the investigation, police became suspicious of the occupants and a K9 search was conducted on the exterior of the vehicle, which subsequently indicated the presence of a controlled substance. Police arrested the occupants and searched the vehicle where they found over three grams of methamphetamine.
The passenger, a 31-year-old male from Winkler, was arrested and later released on an Appearance Notice to attend Morden Provincial Court in August.
Later that same day at around 9:30 p.m., members of the Morden Police Service, with the assistance of the Reginal Support Tactical Team (RSTT), executed a search warrant on a home in the 200-block of
Upon police arrival, the accused fled on foot but was taken into custody by police a short distance away. While dealing with the accused, police located approximately 19 grams of methamphetamine, Canadian currency, and a digital scale on his person.
A subsequent search of the home revealed hundreds of new unused baggies, another digital scale, and a cell phone.
The 46-year-old Morden resident was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking and released on an Undertaking to attend Morden Provincial Court in September.
In a news release, the Morden Police Service stated it remains committed to removing illegal substances from the community.