Manitoba RCMP seize meth, fake gun on Hwy 1

June 26, 2017 3:53 pm

On the evening of June 23, 2017, Manitoba RCMP Traffic Services, along with members of the St-Pierre-Jolys and Oakbank RCMP detachments, set up a Checkstop on Hwy 1 at PR 207.

Shortly after midnight on Saturday, June 24, RCMP discovered 211 grams of methamphetamine, an imitation firearm and drug paraphernalia in a vehicle driven by a male with a suspended driver’s licence.

Wilfred Galvin, 35, has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose, Failure to Comply with a Probation Order and four counts of Failure to Comply with a Recognizance.

Galvin has been remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in provincial court on June 26, 2017 in Winnipeg.