April 25, 2014 4:33 pm

Firearms, drugs seized after ERT called out to help search home

Saskatoon police seized firearms, drugs after three high risk traffic stops and a search of a home.

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SASKATOON – Three people are facing charges after Saskatoon police executed three high risk traffic stops and searched a home with the help of the emergency response team (ERT) Thursday evening.

Police executed a search warrant at a home in the 200-block of Avenue L North around 9 p.m. following an investigation by the integrated drug enforcement team.

The ERT was called out to assist as firearms were believed to be inside.

Officers found two sawed-off rifles, a shotgun, six BB and pellet guns along with marijuana, meth and Hydromorphone pills.

The search came after the three high risk traffic stops.

The first stop happened at a gas station on 22nd Street West where police arrested a 41-year-old man. He is facing numerous drug and firearm charges.

Police then stopped a vehicle at 32nd Street and Idylwyld Drive and arrested a 37-year-old man. He is facing marijuana and meth charges.

The third stop that happened at 21st Street and Avenue I resulted in several people being detained. A 32-year-old woman is facing meth possession charges.

No names have been released.

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