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RCMP arrest trafficker after helping him with a flat tire

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On January 15, an officer from the Sainte-Rose du Lac RCMP detachment was patrolling Highway 5 when he saw a motorist changing a tire on the side of the road.


An alleged meth trafficker who was changing a flat tire on the side of the road during a freezing night in Manitoba was unlucky enough to receive a helping hand from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).

Shortly after midnight on January 15, a Sainte-Rose du Lac RCMP officer stopped to help the driver who suffered a flat tire along Highway 5. The wind chill index was near -40, according to the police.

The agent immediately noticed the absence of a license plate x27;registration on the vehicle, indicates a police press release.

The sole occupant of the car, a 28-year-old Dauphin man had no license or vehicle papers and provided a false name to the officer.

The officer observed open bottles of alcohol in the car and placed the driver under arrest.

While searching the vehicle, officers discovered several baggies of what they suspect to be methamphetamine, prescription drugs and gift certificates.

A search of the suspect led to the discovery of suspected cocaine, empty bags and several cell phones.

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ELSE ON NEWS: Peter Nygard's lawyer wants to withdraw from his client's case in Toronto< p class="StyledBodyHtmlParagraph-sc-48221190-4 hnvfyV">After transferring him to a cell, it was not possible to take his fingerprints due to injuries that # x27;he had suffered injuries to his fingers while changing a tire in freezing weather. He did not give the officers a name, the statement said.

The man was transported to hospital to receive treatment.

When her identity could be established, the Police discovered he was the subject of three arrest warrants for failure to comply with conditions and failure to appear in court.

He now also faces two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking and obstructing a peace officer. He also received a ticket for open bottles of alcohol.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116