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3 arrested for drug trafficking

Updated: Oct 20, 2021

Three people are facing drug-related charges following an investigation by the SPS Drug Unit.

At approximately 10:15 p.m., October 15, 2021, a 24-year-old man was arrested by members of the Tactical Support Unit as he was leaving a house in the 100 block of Saskatchewan Crescent East. He was found to be in possession of cocaine and cash at the time of his arrest. As a result, a search warrant was executed at the address, and a 31-year-old man was arrested from inside, while a 31-year-old woman was arrested when she returned to the address. Two additional search warrants were executed at a residence in the 200 block of Van Impe Close and an apartment in the 300 block of Tait Crescent.

In total, investigators seized:

  • 216 grams of cocaine

  • A loaded firearm with a loaded spare magazine

  • 1500 grams of illicit cannabis

  • 719 grams of illicit cannabis shatter

  • Over $32,000 in cash

  • A 2012 BMW

  • Over $150,000 in expensive jewelry

  • Cell phones, packaging, and other paraphernalia consistent with drug trafficking

  • The 24-year-old man is facing 13 drug- 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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