$700Ok dwelling, $79Ok in money seized following drug trafficking bust: Saskatoon police
Saskatoon Police Service (SPS) charged two men and a woman and seized a variety of property and cash after a drug trafficking investigation.
According to an SPS news release, the investigation began in October 2021 after they learned of a large drug operation where cocaine and methamphetamine were being trafficked.
Search warrants were executed on January 5, 2023, on four homes:
- One in the 1200 block of 10 Street East
- One in the 500 block of Hamm Crescent
- And two in the 900 block of Kristjanson Road
As a result of the investigation and searches, police seized the home in the 500 block of Hamm Crescent, valued at $700,000. Officers also seized approximately $79,000 cash, several vehicles including a Mercedes-Benz CLA250, Acura ILX, and a Nissan Rogue.
Police also seized jewelry, financial documents and drug trafficking paraphernalia.
A man and woman were arrested at the home in the 900 block of Kristjanson Road. Another man was arrested at a business at the 400 block of 2nd Avenue South.
The accused are facing several charges, including trafficking a controlled substance, conspiracy to trafficking a controlled substance, possession of the proceeds of crime, and operating as a criminal organization.
SPS said further charges may be laid.