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$40K of drugs seized in Prince Albert, Sask. bust

Police said thousands of milligrams of hydromorphone and Dilaudid were seized in Prince Albert, Sask. drug bust. File Photo / Global News

Roughly $40,000 in drugs were seized during a bust in Prince Albert, Sask., on Friday evening.

Members of the integrated street enforcement team raided the home in 500 block of 12th Street East as part of a drug investigation, police said.

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Over 1,800 hydromorphone and Dilaudid pills and capsules in various amounts totalling more than 12,000 mg were seized.

Police said roughly $8,000 in cash was also seized.

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Two men, 59 and 60, are charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of the proceeds of crime.

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They are scheduled to appear in Prince Albert court in October.

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