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Saskatoon drug investigation yields arrests

Illegal drugs get three arrested
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Saskatoon Police Service intensifies its fight against drugs.

SASKATOON — Three people are now facing drug-related charges following an investigation conducted by the Saskatoon Police Service’s Drug Unit.

Tactical Support Unit members arrested a 24-year-old man at 10:15 p.m. last week, Oct. 15, as he was about to leave a house in the 100 block of Saskatchewan Crescent East.

The suspect was found in possession of cocaine and cash at the time of his arrest.

A search warrant was then executed at the same address that also resulted to the arrest of a 31-year-old man inside. A 31-year-old woman was arrested when she returned to the address.

Two additional search warrants were then executed at a residence in the 200 block of Van Impe Close and an apartment in the 300 block of Tait Crescent.

Investigators seized 216 grams of cocaine, a loaded firearm with a loaded spare magazine, 1,500 grams of illicit cannabis, 719 grams of illicit cannabis shatter, over $32,000 in cash, a 2012 BMW, over $150,000 in expensive jewellery, cell phones, packaging, and other paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking.

The 24-year-old man is facing 13 drugs- and weapons-related charges. The 31-year-old man and woman are charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine.

They also face charges under the Cannabis Act for Possession of Illicit Cannabis and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cannabis.

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