RCMP drug investigation targets trafficking network in Brandon, western Manitoba

The RCMP say 12 people face charges following an investigation into a drug trafficking network in Brandon and Western Manitoba.

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The Mounties say Project Debris dismantled a network with ties to British Columbia that was supplying methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl.

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They say drugs, 14 firearms and $17,000 in cash were seized in seven searches in Brandon and Riverdale Municipality on Wednesday.

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Seven people were arrested and charged with drug and firearm-related offences and warrants were issued for five other suspects on similar charges.

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