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700 grams meth seized in drug bust: Saskatoon police

Two people are facing charges after police said they seized nearly 700 grams of meth in a drug bust.
Two people are facing charges after police said they seized nearly 700 grams of meth in a drug bust. File / Global News

Nearly 700 grams of meth was seized by officers during a drug bust on Thursday, Saskatoon police said.

Police said the bust happened after members of the drug unit spotted a transaction happening in the 500 block of 5th Avenue North.

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A 29-year-old man was arrested and police said a search turned up 0.8 grams of meth, bear spray and $3,600 in cash.

Detectives then arrested a 29-year-old woman and seized 696.5 grams of meth and drug-related paraphernalia during a search of a home in the same block, police said.

Both are charged with meth trafficking.

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The man is also charged with possession of meth for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of a court order.

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They were scheduled to appear in Saskatoon provincial court on Friday morning.

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