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Over $1M in cocaine seized in largest drug bust in Prince Albert, Sask. history

Prince Albert officials estimate the street value from the city’s largest cocaine seizure to be in excess of one million dollars.
Prince Albert officials estimate the street value from the city’s largest cocaine seizure to be in excess of one million dollars. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied

Six people are facing drug trafficking charges following a police investigation which led to the largest drug bust in the history of Prince Albert, Sask.

On Aug. 18, 2016, management at an apartment building in the 1400-block of 28th Street East entered a suite and saw evidence of drugs.

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Members of the Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET) assisted patrol members and executed a search warrant. As a result, nearly 25 pounds of cocaine was seized.

ISET officials estimate the street value of the cocaine to be in excess of one million dollars.

Police also seized cutting agents, a cocaine press, a vacuum sealer, a scale, safe and drug packaging materials.

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Packaged crack cocaine and powder cocaine.
Packaged crack cocaine and powder cocaine. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied
A safe found containing crack cocaine.
A safe found containing crack cocaine. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied
A close-up of crack cocaine.
A close-up of crack cocaine. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied
Barrels of cutting agent, mixing bowl and press.
Barrels of cutting agent, mixing bowl and press. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied
Prince Albert officials estimate the street value from the city’s largest cocaine seizure to be in excess of one million dollars.
Prince Albert officials estimate the street value from the city’s largest cocaine seizure to be in excess of one million dollars. Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team / Supplied

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Five people between 27 and 19 years old have been charged. Trevor McKay, Darci Stene, Shaid Heimbecker, Madison Kasko and Rose Hunter have all made their first court appearances.

Kelsey Bear, 21, is currently wanted by police for possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking exceeding three kilograms.