|Winnie the Pooh looked up from one of the gift bags and plastic baggies in which Winnipeg police found a total of about half a million dollars worth of cocaine and methamphetamine. Police seized nearly eight kilograms of cocaine, 79 grams of crack cocaine, and 11 grams of methamphetamine.|
|The cocaine was divided into roughly one-kilogram blocks. Some of it was packaged in gift bags covered with images of balloons and birthday cake.|
Numerous charges were laid against five men and four women, including possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.