June 8, 2019 4:21 pm
Updated: June 10, 2019 7:47 am

Search warrant leads to multiple arrests in North Battleford

Saskatchewan RCMP say a search warrant was executed in the 1100 block of 106 Street in North Battleford at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

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Saskatchewan RCMP say a high-risk controlled drug and substances warrant was executed at a residence in the 1100 block of 106 Street in North Battleford at about 3 a.m. Saturday.

Three men and five women were arrested without incident, according to RCMP.

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The Battlefords RCMP and the “F” Division Emergency Response Team carried out the warrant, creating an increased police presence in that area.

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A subsequent search by police found several firearms, stolen property, and evidence of drug trafficking.

RCMP say the investigation is ongoing as of Saturday at 6 p.m. and it is “complex,” with pending charges for several of the arrested individuals.

They say there will be an update on charges at a later date and there are no further details at this time.

More to come…

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