Winnipeg police say they conducted a traffic stop after seeing a man who they say is a known gang member with a history of drug trafficking.
On Friday close to 12 p.m. officers saw the man and conducted a traffic stop in the area of Bazier Street and Sydney Avenue, police say the man also was known to be a suspended driver.
Police say the driver and lone passenger were taken into custody and found to be in possession of a number of items including 121 assorted opioid tablets (with an estimated street value of $1,210) and $6,745 in cash.
A 25-year-old man from Winnipeg and a 49-year-old man from East St. Paul have been arrested and charged.
Both suspects were released on undertakings.
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