December 6, 2018 9:17 am
Updated: December 6, 2018 12:28 pm

‘Significant’ drug bust in Pinehouse Lake, Sask.

Police said the street value of crack cocaine and cannabis resin seized in Pinehouse Lake was $4,500.

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Pinehouse Lake RCMP said they made a “significant” drug seizure in the northern Saskatchewan community.

Police said a traffic stop led them to search a house on Dec. 2 after receiving information during a traffic stop that drugs were being sold at the home.

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Officers seized 43 grams of crack cocaine, 24 grams of cannabis resin, roughly $12,000 in cash, and a cell phone, according to RCMP.

Police said the street value of the drugs was $4,500.

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Vanessa Andrade, 26, who is from Calgary, is charged with cocaine possession for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cannabis for the purpose of selling, a possession of the proceeds of crime.

She will appear Thursday in La Ronge provincial court.

Pinehouse Lake is roughly 515 kilometres north of Saskatoon.

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