Arrests/CFSEU Investigation Into Cocaine Trafficking

A 34-year-old Saskatoon man is facing charges relating to the trafficking of cocaine following an investigation by the Saskatoon Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU).

On December 7, 2018, members of CFSEU conducted a vehicle stop at John A McDonald Road and Steeves Avenue where they arrested two people after observing activity consistent with drug trafficking. As a result of the arrests, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 1800 block of Cumberland Avenue South. In total, Police seized 178 grams of cocaine packaged for distribution, $7,600 in cash, scales, records and additional packaging materials consistent with drug trafficking.

A 34-year-old man was charged with; Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Proceeds of Crime (Court Info #991074420). He will make his next court appearance at 10:00 a.m. on December 20, 2018. The female was released without charges.

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 police agencies from the Regina Police Service, the RCMP, the Prince Albert Police Service and the Saskatoon Police Service. The mandate of CFSEU is to expose, investigate, disrupt, dismantle and prosecute organized crime enterprises.

(Occurrence Number: 18-127512)