News Release

2017166

Alyson Edwards

17-9326

Arrests - Fentanyl Trafficking (Moss Avenue And 8th Street East)

An 18 year old Saskatoon woman is facing charges of trafficking in fentanyl following an investigation by members of the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team (SIDEST).

On February 14, 2017 at approximately 4:30 p.m., investigators observed what they believed to be drug transactions taking place in a parking lot at Moss Avenue and 8th Street East. They arrested the 18 year old woman at the scene. She was found to be in possession of 44 fentanyl pills and cash. A 24 year old Saskatoon man was also arrested at the scene.

A subsequent search was conducted at a home in the 800 block of Reid Road where officers located additional fentanyl pills, a knife and bear spray.

The 18 year old woman is facing charges of Trafficking (fentanyl), Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (fentanyl), Possession of the Proceeds of Crime, and Possession of a Weapon (x2). She was also wanted on an outstanding warrant of apprehension.

The 24 year old man is facing a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance (fentanyl).

Court information #s 991002324, 991002240.

SIDEST is an integrated team made up of members of the Saskatoon Police Service and RCMP "F" Division.

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