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RCMP FederalSerious and Organized Crime UnitSeize Marihuana

R.M. St. Francois Xavier, Manitoba, October 17, 2013 - On October 14, after a two month investigation, RCMP Federal Serious and Organized Crime Unit seized 196 lbs of marihuana from an SUV travelling east on the Trans-Canada Highway in the R.M. St. Francois Xavier.

MarihuanaTwo males were arrested during the course of this investigation.

They were identified as:

Tho Minh NGUYEN, 52, and Pat Dat PHAN, 39, both of Winnipeg have been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cannabis) under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

They were released from custody to appear in Winnipeg court on November 21, 2013.