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Man with Canada-wide warrant arrested after attempting to flee police

A 38-year-old male attempted to flee on foot after a traffic stop but now remains in police custody
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If you have information regarding this or any other crime, please contact the Moose Jaw Police Service at 306-694-7600.

MOOSE JAW — On Dec. 13, at approximately 9:15 p.m., members of the Moose Jaw Police Service (MJPS) initiated a vehicle stop on the 400 block of Caribou Street West. 

During the traffic stop, the vehicle's passenger attempted to flee police on foot.

The 38-year-old male was apprehended and arrested by the MJPS shortly thereafter. While in police custody, police located and seized 56.8 grams of methamphetamine on his person, along with $960 CAD.

Following this, police executed a search warrant at a residence on the 800 block of Monk Avenue at approximately 5:45 a.m. on Dec. 14. This was the address where the accused was believed to be staying while in Moose Jaw.

As a result of the search, police located and seized the following items:

  • One sawed-off 12-gauge shotgun
  • One buck knife
  • Cannabis, 14 grams
  • Psilocybin, 26.9 grams
  • MDMA (Ecstasy), 66.8 grams
  • MDMA (Ecstasy), 13 capsules
  • Methamphetamine, 18 grams
  • Concerta, 56 capsules
  • Xanax, 10 capsules
  • Cocaine, 18.9 grams
  • Drug trafficking paraphernalia

The investigation has led to the suspect being charged with the following:

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of MDMA (Ecstasy) for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of psilocybin for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of methylphenidate hydrochloride (Concerta) for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of Alprazolam (Xanax) for the purpose of trafficking
  • Unsafe storage of a firearm, under Section 117 (h) of the Firearms Act
  • Possessing a prohibited firearm knowing its possession is unauthorized
  • Possession of a loaded prohibited firearm
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon
  • Breach of firearms prohibition (for .22- and 12-gauge ammunition), four counts
  • Breach of firearms prohibition (for a 12-gauge shotgun), four counts
  • Breach of mandatory order of prohibition, four counts
  • Possession of the proceeds of crime
  • Resisting a police officer, two counts

This concludes the initial investigation by the MJPS' Criminal Investigation Section (CIS) and Community Policing Division into the accused male who had a Canada-wide warrant for his arrest.

As a result, the charged man will remain in police custody until his first court appearance in Moose Jaw Provincial Court on Dec. 20.

Police continue to investigate the situation and more information will be provided as it becomes available.

If you have information about this or any other crime, please contact the Moose Jaw Police Service at 306-694-7600, or CRIME STOPPERS anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). You can also submit an anonymous tip online at