August 16, 2013 9:31 am

Four charged after Melville, Sask. drug bust

Four arrested, marijuana, cash seized, after RCMP make a drug bust in Melville, Saskatchewan.

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MELVILLE, Sask. – Four people have been charged after a drug bust in Melville, Sask.

RCMP launched an investigation after being informed of suspected drug activity in the area.

That resulted in a traffic stop on Tuesday evening in the community where police seized approximately half-a-pound of marijuana and $1,100 in cash.

Tyson Blahey from Yorkton was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cannabis, obstructing police and driving while suspended.

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He is being held in custody until his next court appearance on Aug. 19.

On that same evening, a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 200-block of Prince Edward Street in Melville.

There, police seized around three-and-a-half pounds of marijuana and over $25,000 in cash.

Mounties also found 14 pounds of marijuana and $2,000 in cash in a vehicle and recreational trailer.

Damien Eastman and Lisa Robinson, both of Melville, and Scott Richmond from Invermere, B.C. have been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of cannabis.

Eastman and Richmond are being held in custody until their next court appearance on Aug. 19.

Robinson has been released and will be back in court on Sept. 23.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and more charges may be laid after consultations with a crown prosecutor.

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