2 arrested in connection with cannabis candies given to trick-or-treaters: Winnipeg police


A 63-year-old man and 53-year-old girl have been arrested after Winnipeg police say they handed out cannabis candies to trick-or-treaters on Monday evening.

Over a dozen reviews concerning the candies have been acquired by the foremost crimes unit. All of them got here from households who trick-or-treated in the south Tuxedo neighbourhood, police mentioned.

The kids who acquired the cannabis edibles have been six to 16 years previous, police say.

“I’m upset that it occurred, as a mother or father,” Winnipeg police Const. Dani McKinnon mentioned at a information convention Wednesday. “As a police officer, sadly, I’m not shocked.”

A search warrant was carried out at a house on the south finish of Coleraine Crescent, the place the person and girl have been taken into custody.

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Update on cannabis candies discovered in Halloween sweet

Winnipeg police give an replace on the cannabis candies handed out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween evening.

They are anticipated to face 13 counts every of distributing cannabis to minors, distributing unlawful cannabis, inflicting bodily hurt by negligence, and administering a noxious factor with the intent of endangering life.

Four packages of the candies have been recovered, police say. Investigators plan to communicate with extra victims and can get well different reported packages.

Both of the accused have been launched on a promise to seem in court docket, the discharge mentioned.


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