WINNIPEG — A 16-year-old boy is facing multiple drug and weapons charges following an RCMP investigation on Lake St. Martin First Nation.
On April 5, Gypsumville RCMP was called to a home on the First Nation around 6 p.m.
When officers arrived at the house they found several firearms and drugs. RCMP seized four firearms, ammunition, 60 grams of cocaine, 210 grams of prescription medication and a machete.
RCMP arrested a 16-year-old and he is facing several charges, including:
• Two counts of possessing for the purpose of trafficking;
• Possessing a weapon for a dangerous purpose;
• Two counts of careless use of a firearm;
• Four counts of possessing an unauthorized firearm;
• Two counts of possessing a loaded prohibited/restricted firearm; and
• Possessing a firearm with a tampered serial number.
The charges against the teen have not been tested in court. RCMP continue to investigate.
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