The Kindersley/Kerrobert RCMP and the F Division Crime Reduction Team have charged a male from Kerrobert with a number of offences following the execution of a search warrant in Kerrobert.
On June 1, at around 10:30 p.m., members of the Kindersley/Kerrobert Detachment and the RCMP's Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant at a residence on Alberta Avenue in Kerrobert. Officers arrested a male at the residence and further investigation lead to the discovery of 2 firearms, ammunition, and varying quantities of suspected methamphetamine, suspected "Shatter" which is a Cannabis derivative, suspected cocaine, and other drug paraphernalia.
The accused and respective charges are as follows:
Alexander Smarch, 36 year old male from Kerrobert
1. Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
2. Possession of a Controlled Substance
3. Trafficking a Controlled Substance
4. Possession of Illicit Cannabis
5. Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Trafficking
6. Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.00
7. Unsafe Storage of a Firearm
8. Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
9. Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
10. Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited (X2)
11. Possession of Ammunition While Prohibited
Search was remanded into custody and will appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court on June 3rd, 2019.
The Saskatchewan RCMP has two permanent Crime Reduction Teams (CRTs) operating in the province. Their mandate is to overtly target known criminals, prolific offenders, and repeat offenders to reduce crime and make Saskatchewan safer. The two teams, based out of North Battleford and Prince Albert, are completely mobile and travel to areas that require assistance where community safety has been identified as a concern.