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Stolen Car, Fake IDs, Drugs and More Recovered During Vehicle Check Stop


Wednesday, July 5, 2023 - RCMP along with Manitoba First Nations Police Service recovered a stolen vehicle along with drugs, fake IDs and other stolen goods while conducting vehicle checks in Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Manitoba on June 30.


RCMP initially read the stopped vehicle's license plate and found it was reported stolen out if Winnipeg. Both the driver and the passenger, who are from Moose Lake, Manitoba, were arrested for Possession of Property Obtained by Crime. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of: • 10 grams of suspected cocaine • various drug paraphernalia • 23 debit and credit cards, believed to be stolen • 6 different Manitoba ID cards and driver's licences believed to be stolen and/or fake • 2 Indian Affairs Status Cards, one of which is believed to be fake • 12 cellphones • Multiple fake and forged cheques • An undisclosed amount of Canadian currency Shery Lambert, 32, was driving the vehicle. As well as the Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, she has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Proceeds of Crime Over $5000, Fraud, Possession of Forged Documents, Unlawful Transportation of Liquor, Unlawful Transportation of Cannabis, Driving Unregistered Vehicle, and Driving Without Valid Driver's Licence. At the time of her arrest, Lambert was on probation in relation to a conviction for Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. She has been remanded. The 24-year-old passenger was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Proceeds of Crime Over $5000, Fraud, and Possession of Forged Documents. She was released pending a court appearance. The RCMP continue to investigate the fake and forged documents.


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