3 Canadians charged after RCMP find cannabis inside case of Kraft Dinner

Police seized illicit cannabis heading for Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation, inside KD, on April 15, 2021. (RCMP handout)

Three Manitobans are facing charges in connection to a Kraft Dinner seizure that ended with the discovery of illicit cannabis and street-level drugs.

According to Thompson RCMP, police became aware of a large amount of illegal drugs which were due to be sent to Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation through a delivery service on April 15.

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Mounties seized the cargo, which included a case of Kraft Dinner macaroni boxes and baby formula, all with altered packaging.

Inside the macaroni boxes, police found baggies containing approximately 480 grams of illicit dried cannabis. Meanwhile, the baby formula containers were found to be filled with alcohol. In the box containing the baby formula cans, investigators also found Oxycodone and Alprazolam pills.

Police executed a warrant under the Cannabis Act at a home on Martin Bay and seized another 694 grams of illicit cannabis, as well as drug trafficking paraphernalia.

Mac Labelle, 45, Tina Spence, 31, and Derek Vivier, 46, have been charged with possession-related offences. The trio were released from custody, pending trial.

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