Maidstone, Saskatchewan – On May 20, 2020, around 9 a.m., an eastbound vehicle was stopped on Highway 16 near Maidstone by Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic Services for a broken windshield.
The officer made several observations that led the officer to believe there were drugs in the vehicle. The driver was then arrested for a drug offence and a search of the vehicle incidental to arrest resulted in the seizure of approximately one kilogram of cocaine.
The driver, 47-year-old Dale Frederick Slywka of Beaumont, Alta., was charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking contrary to Sec. 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Slywka was released for court August 25, 2020, at 10 a.m. in Lloydminster Provincial Court.
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