Guilty plea by OCN man charged following September drug bust

A guilty plea has been entered by an Opaskwayak Cree Nation man, charged in connection with a September drug bust on the reserve.

On Friday (Feb. 17) in The Pas, 52-year-old Leo McGinnis admitted to Uttering Threats, with the remaining charges against him stayed by the Crown.

He was given a six-month conditional discharge, and six months of unsupervised probation.

Last month, the charge against his co-accused, 28-year-old Beatrice McLaughlin, of OCN, was stayed by the Crown.

On September 27th, The Pas RCMP and the Manitoba First Nations Police Service executed a search warrant at a home on Cowley Avenue, where 225 grams of cocaine and a pellet gun were seized.

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