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Box of baking soda, over $38K in cash seized during Saskatoon drug bust

Two Edmonton men are facing charges following an investigation into cocaine trafficking in Saskatoon.
Two Edmonton men are facing charges following an investigation into cocaine trafficking in Saskatoon. Saskatoon Police Service / Supplied

A drug bust yielded cocaine and a large amount of cash, according to the Saskatoon Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU).

The cocaine trafficking investigation in the city initially led to the arrest of a 24-year-old man on May 4.

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A hotel suite was later searched in the 600-block of 25th Street East, where a 26-year-old man was also taken into custody.

Roughly 312 grams of packaged cocaine and over $38,000 in cash were seized, CFSEU said.

Items consistent with packing and processing cocaine — as well as a box of Arm & Hammer baking soda — were featured in a photo police provided of the seized items.

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The two Edmonton men have been charged with cocaine trafficking offences and possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000.

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CFSEU is an investigative body, including members of Saskatoon police, with a mandate to disrupt and dismantle organized crime enterprises.