On May 3, 2017, members of the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) arrested a man and a woman in the area of Violet Street and 112th Street as a result of an ongoing investigation into drug trafficking.
As a result of the arrests, search warrants were executed with the assistance of the Saskatoon Police Tactical Support Unit at residences in the 700 block of Childers Crescent, 700 block of Melrose Avenue, and 300 block of Arscott Crescent. A fourth search warrant was executed in Waldheim, SK.
In total, Police seized 212 grams of methamphetamine, 14 grams of marihuana, 481 grams of cannabis resin, 407 grams of cocaine, approximately $30,000, a vehicle and an assault rifle.
A 20-year-old man is facing charges of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine and Cannabis resin, and Possession of Proceeds of Property Over $5000.
A 34-year-old man is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Proceeds of Property Under $5000.
A 28-year-old woman is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Cocaine.
This investigation is ongoing.
CFSEU is funded by the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Justice, Corrections and Policing. CFSEU is an investigative body comprised of personnel from partner agencies from the Saskatoon Police Services, Prince Albert Police Service and Regina Police Service and the RCMP ‘F’ Division. The mandate of CFSEU is to expose, investigate, disrupt, dismantle and prosecute organized crime enterprises.