157-lb. pot bust in Winnipeg

940 grams of cocaine and 157 lbs. of marijuana were seized in a raid in the RM of St. Clements May...

940 grams of cocaine and 157 lbs. of marijuana were seized in a raid in the RM of St. Clements May 17, 2014.

Winnipeg Sun

, Last Updated: 12:54 AM ET

WINNIPEG - Hundreds of pounds of marijuana, plus cocaine, was seized in the RM of St. Andrews this long weekend.

RCMP raided a home on Murdoch Drive at 12:30 a.m. May 17.

Inside, they found 940 grams of cocaine and 157 lbs. of marijuana, as well as drug paraphernalia, a large sum of money, four firearms and other prohibited weapons, such as bear spray and a stun gun.

Daniel Kupchik, 43, and Karianne Ridgedale-Maglian, 37, both of the RM of St. Andrews, face a number of drug- and gun-related charges.

Both appeared in court May 20.

Mounties continue to investigate.

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