Police make large cocaine bust at Saskatoon airport

Two women have been arrested for trying to smuggle more than a kilogram of cocaine through the Saskatoon airport.

Two women have been arrested for trying to smuggle more than a kilogram of cocaine through the Saskatoon airport. 

Estevan police along with Saskatchewan's Federal Integrated Organized Crime Units caught the women as they were entering the terminal Thursday at about 8 p.m. CST. 

Police said a 23-year-old woman and a 19-year-old had just arrived on a flight from British Columbia. 

Right before the arrest officers seized 1.2 kilograms of cocaine, which they estimate to be worth about $200,000. 

Both women have been released from custody. Charges against them are pending. 

The investigation continues. 

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