April 8, 2019 8:51 pm
Updated: April 9, 2019 7:52 am

Man thought too young for Saskatoon off-sale found with meth, knife: police

Police say they mistook a man for being underage at a Saskatoon off-sale, but found him to be in possession of meth this past weekend.

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Saskatoon police say a 19-year-old man, who they mistook for being underage at an off-sale, is now facing weapon and drug charges.

Police said they were completing liquor-related charges against a customer at a bar in the 100-block of 33rd Street West when they saw a man exiting the business empty-handed on Saturday morning.

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While confirming the man’s age, police said he became non-compliant and aggressive with them.

He was detained and found to have methamphetamine, a pipe and a knife in his possession.

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The 19-year-old Saskatoon man is facing possession of meth and numerous weapons-related charges.

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