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Crime Stoppers tip leads to meth bust in Prince Albert, Sask.

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Prince Albert police say a woman has been charged with drug trafficking thanks, in part, to a tip they received from Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers. File / Global News

Prince Albert police are crediting a tip from Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers with helping them catch a wanted woman.

At around 11 p.m. CT on Wednesday, officers received information about the whereabouts of a woman featured on the police service’s “Most Wanted” list.

Officers attended a residence in the 1900-block of 2nd Avenue West, found the suspect outside and arrested her on outstanding warrants.

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Police officials said they searched the woman and found 14 baggies containing methamphetamine. In total, 5.8 grams of methamphetamine was seized.

The 21-year-old woman is facing charges that include possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking. She is scheduled to appear in provincial court on Thursday.

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In 2016, Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers received 1,518 tips leading to 24 arrests.

Anyone with information about any crime can contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.