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Meth, sawed-off shotgun seized in Saskatoon drug bust

Officers found roughly 10 grams of meth, mobile phones, drug paraphernalia, and $900 during a search of a vehicle, Saskatoon police said.
Officers found roughly 10 grams of meth, mobile phones, drug paraphernalia, and $900 during a search of a vehicle, Saskatoon police said. File / Global News

Two people are facing meth trafficking charges after Saskatoon police said they were arrested during a traffic stop on Saturday afternoon.

The drug bust took place in a parking lot at Fairmont Drive and Fairlight Drive after an investigation by the drug unit, police said in a statement.

READ MORE: 3 men charged after drugs and machete seized in Prince Albert, Sask.

Officers found roughly 10 grams of meth, mobile phones, drug paraphernalia, and $900 during a search of a vehicle, police said.

A home was then searched in the 1000-block of Avenue B North which resulted in a loaded, sawed-off shotgun and ammunition being seized, according to police.

READ MORE: Three people arrested in Moose Jaw, Sask. drug bust

A 36-year-old woman and 33-year-old man are charged with meth possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime.

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The man is also facing numerous firearm-related charges.

WATCH (April 2019): Sask. RCMP score significant meth bust outside Kindersley

Sask. RCMP score significant meth bust outside Kindersley
Sask. RCMP score significant meth bust outside Kindersley