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Several recent traffic stops in Dauphin has led to multiple arrests and the seizure of drugs and weapons.

On the 17th, shortly after 4:30pm, RCMP stopped  two people on 9th ave south east, and both occupants were involved in a previous theft.

A search found weapons, 90 grams of cocaine, meth, prescriptions, ammo and more. 

Dillion Lebel, 26 and Lorne McKinnon, 55, were arrested on 3 accounts each Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x3 and Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose.

Lebel also recieved extra charges of Weapons Possession Contrary to Order and Operation of a Motor Vehicle while Prohibited

Another Stop on the 28th at 1:15am on 1st avenue had more arrests when drug paraphernalia was seen in plain site.

A search found weapons, cash, prescriptions, meth and Cocaine. 2 of the 5 people in the vehicle were arrested.

Sean Bouchie, 42, and Chantelle Ferland, 36, were charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.

Third, the next day, at 2:15 am, RCMP stopped another vehicle on Main street south, and the driver was suspended from driving.

A search found a loaded firearm, other weapons, cash, and 62 grams of cocaine.

Diondre Nicholson, 18, has been charged with over 10 offences including Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. He was also charged for several offences under the Highway Traffic Act.

Sergeant Scott Linklater, Acting Detachment Commander of the Parkland area notes that “These are examples of some of the great police work being done in the Dauphin area" and that “Our officers work hard on a daily basis to make our communities safer and will continue to focus on getting drugs, guns and weapons off our streets.”.