On July 11th, 2021 members of the Morden Police Service conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle near the intersection of Hwy #3 and Hwy #14. Police observed the passenger to be acting in a suspicious manner and further checks revealed the driver had an invalid licence. Through a subsequent investigation, and with the assistance of members of the Winkler Police Service, police arrested both the driver and the passenger for Trafficking Methamphetamine. During a search of the vehicle and the two accused, police located several small bags believed to contain methamphetamine, a baggie containing a substance believed to be Fentanyl, a syringe containing an unknown substance, a scale, cellphones, cash and other drug trafficking paraphernalia.
As a result of this incident, a 40-year-old female resident of Carman and a 23-year-old male resident of Carman are facing charges of Possession of Controlled Substances for the Purpose of Trafficking re: Methamphetamine and Fentanyl and Possession of Goods Obtained by a Crime. Both accused were released on conditions to appear in Morden Provincial Court in October 2021. Police continue to investigate this matter with further charges pending.
Sean Aune, Inspector
Morden Police Service