Two people are in custody, and a third is facing charges in connection to a drug trafficking investigation. 

In November 2023, the Winnipeg Police Service’s Guns & Gangs Unit began investigating several suspects believed to be involved in trafficking cocaine in the city.

Three suspects were identified, and two residences were linked to them. On Tuesday, the Tactical Support Team executed search warrants in the 1200 block of Pritchard Avenue and 200 block of Princess Street. 

While executing the search warrants, officers located two suspects in the Pritchard Avenue home and a third in the Princess Street residence. All three were arrested. Officers also seized several items, including approximately 2 Kg of Cocaine (Estimated Street Value = $50,000), approximately 325 Hydromorphone prescription pills (Estimated Street Value = $6,500), approximately $60,000 in CDN currency and Scales and Packaging Materials

26-year-old Zennon Pierre Charles Bighetty and 28-year-old Jesse James Whyteboth of Winnipeg, are facing a long list of charges. Both were detained in custody. Meanwhile, a 28-year-old male from Winnipeg is facing similar charges and was released on an Undertaking as mandated by the Criminal Code.