Arrests - SIDEST Investigation Into Trafficking Of Fentanyl

Three people are facing charges following an investigation into the trafficking of Fentanyl by the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team (SIDEST).

At approximately 4:00 p.m., November 2, 2016, members of SIDEST arrested two men after observing drug transactions in the area of Taylor Street and St. George Avenue. Police located and seized over $1500 in cash and 100 fentanyl pills. As a result of the arrest, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 100 block of Girgulas Crescent and Police seized an additional 100 fentanyl pills.

A 22-year-old male is facing charges of Trafficking Fentanyl, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl and Proceeds of Crime Under $5000. (Court Info #'s 36658974, 36658973).

An 18-year-old female and a 20-year-old male each face a charge of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl. (Court Info # 36658973).

All three accused will appear in Provincial Court this afternoon.

SIDEST is comprised of members of the Saskatoon Police Service and RCMP 'F' Division.

(Occurrence Number: 16-107088)