The Pas and Opaskwayak RCMP have been involved in a focused, intelligence-led enforcement program dealing with drug and firearms enforcement in the community.
Within the last 12 months RCMP have seized eight restricted firearms, four prohibited firearms and several unrestricted firearms that had been in the possession of people who were not licenced. RCMP have also charged eight people with cocaine trafficking offences, six with marihuana trafficking offences, and two people with trafficking in other controlled substances.
Between April 5th and 7th The Pas and Opaskwayak RCMP, continued with this focused enforcement and made several arrests. As a result, four people were charged with Possession for Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine, and one male was charged with numerous firearms offences, including Possession of a Loaded Prohibited Firearm. Cocaine and several firearms were seized.