On September 15, 2022, Manitoba West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team (CREST), with the assistance of the Blue Hills RCMP, conducted an investigation on an unlawfully at large male from Yorkton, Saskatchewan.

A traffic stop was conducted on 1st Street South, Souris, Manitoba, officers identified a 43-year-old Yorkton man wanted on an outstanding Manitoba Warrant of Arrest for failing to comply with release order conditions.

The arrest and investigation led to the seizure of cocaine, methamphetamine, drug trafficking paraphernalia and cash.

He was remanded into custody on charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime and Possession of Packaging Material used to Traffic a Controlled Substance.

West District CREST continues to investigate.