“F” Division Roving Traffic Unit: Cocaine Seized During Traffic Stop Investigation

Maidstone, Saskatchewan – On January 7, 2020, “F” Division Roving Traffic Unit, together with Saskatchewan Highway Patrol, were conducting enforcement on Highway #16 near Maidstone. An eastbound vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation (a smashed windshield).

526 grams of cocaine in platic bags
(RCMP) 526 grams of cocaine in platic bags

As a result of subsequent investigation, the vehicle was searched and 526 grams of cocaine was located inside.

The driver, 55-year-old Karl Ericson from Prince George, BC, was arrested and charged with:

Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking Sec 5(2) CDSA

He will appear in Lloydminster Provincial Court on March 24th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

“F” Division Roving Traffic Unit

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