March 21, 2019 4:47 pm

Meth, loaded shotgun seized in Saskatoon drug trafficking bust

Two Saskatoon men are facing numerous charges involving heroin, methamphetamine, and GHB trafficking.

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Saskatoon police say two men are facing numerous charges following an investigation into meth trafficking.

Surveillance was conducted where members of the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team (SIDEST) witnessed activity consistent with drug trafficking.

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The two men were arrested during a traffic stop involving a 2017 Range Rover on March 20.

The 59-year-old man was found with over $750 in cash. The 53-year-old driver had two smartphones, more than $7,500 cash, along with 28 grams of meth and 2.9 grams of heroin.

Subsequent searches were conducted by SIDEST at homes in the 300-block of 6th Avenue North as well as on Clark Crescent. The search on Clark Crescent found a loaded shotgun, 100 millilitres of GHB and a few grams of meth.

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Officers also seized the SUV belonging to the 53-year-old man.

Both Saskatoon men are facing numerous charges involving heroin, meth and GHB trafficking.

One of the accused is also facing numerous firearm-related charges.

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