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$3K worth of meth, firearms seized after Moose Jaw vehicle stop

A man has been charged with drug trafficking after police seized meth Moose Jaw drug bust.
A man has been charged with drug trafficking after police seized meth Moose Jaw drug bust. File / Global News

A traffic stop in Moose Jaw, Sask., resulted in a male being arrested and handed drug trafficking and possession charges.

Moose Jaw police say they were conducting an investigation that resulted in a vehicle stop in the city’s North West area which led to the arrest of Jason Fudge.

READ MORE: Violent crime, drug use on the rise in Moose Jaw, Sask.: police

Officers seized about $3,000 street value worth of methamphetamine. Police say they searched a related residence in the central area and seized a firearm and a loaded magazine.

Fudge is facing a number of charges including possession of crystal meth for the purpose of trafficking, unlawful possession of a firearm, possession of a prohibited weapon and numerous other weapons-related offences.

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Fudge will appear in court Monday morning.

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