Wednesday night police seized more than 1 kilogram of methamphetamine after stopping a vehicle on Garry Street.
Police say that they conducted the traffic stop just after 7:00 pm on November 7, 2018 and that the driver had 55 grams of meth on his person along with a handgun, a knife, two cellphones and $1,000 in cash. He also had a backpack that contained 978 grams of meth, 69 rounds of ammunition, packaging material and a scale.
Police say that the street value of the drugs was about $27,000
34-year-old Stephen Bartholomew Egesz from Winnipeg is facing charges for his alleged involvement of:
- Carry Concealed Weapon, Prohibited Device or Ammunition
- Unauthorized Possession of a Prohibited Weapon in a Motor Vehicle
- Possession of a Firearm Knowing its Possession is Unauthorized
- Possession of a Prohibited or Restricted Firearm with Ammunition
- Possession of Firearm, Restricted/Prohibited Weapon or Ammunition Contrary to Prohibition Order X4
- Possession of a Scheduled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking – Methamphetamine
- Possession of Proceeds of Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000
- Fail to Comply with Condition of Recognizance X5
Egesz has been detained at the Winnipeg Remand Centre.
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