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Drug trafficking, possession charges in Swift Current

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After a combined investigation, three people from Swift Current were arrested on numerous drug charges.

 

On Nov. 9 members of Regina Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) and Swift Current RCMP completed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act investigation into suspected cocaine trafficking within the City of Swift Current and surrounding rural area.
 
As a result of this investigation a 51-year-old male, 29-year-old male and 28-year-old female (all from the Swift Current area) were arrested on November 8 in the Swift Current area.
 
Following the arrests, search warrants were executed on three residences in the Swift Current area and two vehicles resulting in the seizure of a small quantity of cocaine, hydromorphone pills and marihuana and just over $30,000 in Canadian currency.
 
Both the 29-year-old male and the 28-year-old female were charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of Hydromorphone for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Marihuana.
 
The 51-year-old male was charged with Trafficking Cocaine; Possession of Hydromorphone for the Purpose of Trafficking; Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose; Possession of a Prohibited Weapon and Possession of Property Obtained by Crime over $5000.
 
All three individuals will appear in Swift Current Provincial Court on Dec. 6, at 9:30 AM. For investigative reasons, the RCMP will not be disclosing the names of the individuals charged.
 
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 agencies from the RCMP, Regina Police Service, Saskatoon Police Service and the Prince Albert Police Service. The mandate of CFSEU if to expose, investigate, disrupt, dismantle and prosecute organized crime enterprises.

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