Drug Trafficking Charges Filed After Vehicle Stuck in Northern Saskatchewan | The Canadian News

A drug bust that included approximately 400 doses of methamphetamine took place in northern Saskatchewan earlier this week, according to Mounties.

A “suspicious” vehicle in the Big Island Lake Cree territory was reported to police at approximately 9:50 am Wednesday, a press release read.

RCMP officers said they located the vehicle and tried to stop traffic; however, the driver did not stop.

The vehicle was then driven down a trail in a nearby wooded area, where it got stuck in deep snow, according to the statement.

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Police searched the vehicle and seized 41 grams of crystalline methamphetamine, 50 grams of crack and 1.2 grams of a substance suspected of being fentanyl / heroin.

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“Thanks to community policing, we were able to keep a significant amount of illicit drugs off local streets,” said Pierceland RCMP Cpl. David Horton said in a statement Friday.

“Consider the 41 grams of crystallized methamphetamine seized, which is the equivalent of approximately 400 individual doses.”

“These partnerships between the community and the police are very important to the overall safety of the community.”

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Four people from Cold Lake, Alta., Were arrested and facing drug tracing charges.

Omar Csurdi, 24, and Hosanna Lachance, 33, were sent to court Dec. 20 in Meadow Lake.

Tye Sandfly, 26, and Iesha Csurdi, 23, are expected to appear in court on February 15, 2022 in Pierceland.

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Big Island Lake Cree Nation is located approximately 400 km northwest of Saskatoon.

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