Crystal meth, cocaine seized near Prince Albert, Sask.
2 in police custody, 1 charged with trafficking
A man and a woman have been arrested following a police chase, a crash and the seizure of cocaine and crystal meth near Prince Albert, Sask.
It happened after police tried to pull over a vehicle Monday on Highway 11 near the city.
The driver refused to stop, resulting in a crash where two police vehicles were damaged.
The suspect vehicle went off the road on Highway 2, causing some more damage.
The passenger, a 20-year-old Saskatchewan woman, surrendered immediately but the driver fled on foot.
Police used a dog team to track down the man, who is 30 and is believed to be from Alberta.
He was charged with possession of cocaine and crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.
Charges against the woman haven't been laid yet, police said.
Drugs seized as a result of the incident include:
- 505 grams of crystal methamphetamine.
- 279 grams of powder cocaine.
- 83 grams of crack cocaine.
The arrests were made by the Saskatchewan Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, which is made up of RCMP members and city police from Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert.