Winnipeg police seize cocaine, magic mushrooms, loaded gun from Wolseley Ave. home

Winnipeg police say an investigation into drug trafficking and illegal firearms possession led them to a home on Wolseley near Maryland.

20-year-old man faces trafficking, firearms charges after being arrested Friday

Police obtained a warrant to search the home on Wolseley near Maryland. (Lyzaville Sale/CBC)

Winnipeg police say an investigation into drug trafficking and illegal firearms possession led them to the discovery of cocaine, magic mushrooms and a loaded shotgun in a Woleseley Avenue residence.

Police started their investigation on Wednesday and got a warrant to search a residence on the 700 block of Wolseley, near Maryland Street, a Saturday news release said.

Police say they found baggies of cocaine, with a street value of $850, and psilocybin —​ more commonly known as magic mushrooms — with an estimated street value of $375. Officers also found a loaded shotgun along with 25 rounds of ammunition, the release said.

They tracked down the resident of the Wolseley address on St. Mary Avenue on Friday afternoon. The 20-year-old man had a small amount of cocaine on him at the time and was arrested, police said.

He faces a number of trafficking and firearm-related charges.

He has been detained in police custody.