Update – Three Search Warrants Executed – Fentanyl Trafficking Investigation: Saskatoon Police

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – Four people are facing charges following an investigation by the Saskatoon Police Service Drug Unit into fentanyl trafficking in Saskatoon.

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A 19 year old female and a 41 year old man were arrested on January 31, 2020 in a gas station parking lot in the 3200 block of Preston Avenue South after investigators witnessed activity consistent with drug trafficking. A search of the woman located baggies of fentanyl (3.48 grams and 7.26 grams) and cannabis (14 grams)and a ringing cell phone. The male was found in possession of methamphetamine, hydromorph contin capsules, over $1000 in cash and a cell phone.

Search warrants were subsequently executed with assistance from Guns and Gangs, the Tactical Support Unit and the Air Support Unit at four residences – the 400 block of Hunter Road, 200 block of Kloppenburg Way, 1200 block Wright Crescent and 400 block Fairmont Drive.

Two men, including a 32 year old man who is charged, attempted to flee the residence on Hunter Road but were taken into custody. Inside officers located 28.8 grams of fentanyl, 177 grams of cannbis, more than $3000 cash, four cell phones, and drug paraphernalia.

At the home on Kloppenburg Way officers located 9mm ammunition and three cell phones. In the residence in the 1200 block of Wright Crescent officers located 5.9 grams of psylocybin. In the 400 block of Fairmont Drive a large quantity of cell phones were seized.

The 19 year old woman and 32 year old man are facing charges including; trafficking fentanyl, possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl and possession of the proceeds of crime. The 41 year old man is charged with possession of methamphetamine. A third man, 31 years of age, was arrested and charged with possessing ammunition while prohibited from doing so.

Court information # 991119966-69.

Release 2020-0065

BACKGROUND
February 1, 2020 1:03 AM

The Saskatoon Police Service Drug Unit with the assistance of the Tactical Support Unit executed three search warrants through the night of January 31 into February 1, 2020.

The locations were in the 400 block of Hunter Ro, the 400 block of Fairmont Dr and the 200 block of Kloppenberg Way.

The Saskatoon Police Service Drug Unit is continuing the investigation.

(Occurrence Number: 19-127740)

Saskatoon Police Service



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