1 of 2 wanted on charges after Île-à-la-Crosse RCMP seize meth, cocaine

RCMP are still looking for Damien Scott Anderson, 26, who is wanted on drug charges. Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

Île-à-la-Crosse RCMP are still on the lookout for a suspect wanted on drug charges in northern Saskatchewan.

Police were originally called to a motor-vehicle collision in Île-à-la-Crosse at around 7:30 a.m. CT on June 7.

The initial investigation revealed the crash occurred after an altercation between several individuals.

Officers seized 44.5 grams of meth, 21.5 grams of cocaine and less than 30 grams of marijuana.

RCMP said last month, Damien Scott Anderson, 26, and Jeremy Wayne Gardiner, 19, were wanted in connection with this investigation. They are from Île-à-la-Crosse.

RCMP are looking for Damien Scott Anderson (left) and Jeremy Wayne Gardiner (right) who are wanted on drug charges. Saskatchewan RCMP / Supplied

Both are charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of marijuana.

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RCMP announced on July 27 that Gardiner was arrested at a home in Île-à-la-Crosse.

Police said a firearm was seized during his arrest. As a result, he is also facing charges of possession of a firearm with a tampered serial number, careless use of a firearm, and possession of a firearm when knowing the possession is unauthorized.

RCMP are still asking the public for information about the whereabouts of Anderson.

Anderson is also facing charges of assault with a weapon, and mischief over $5,000.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Île-à-la-Crosse RCMP at 306-833-6300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Île-à-la-Crosse is approximately 430 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

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