Suspected crack cocaine dealer from Alberta arrested in Estevan, Sask.
22-year-old from Edmonton was suspect of two-week investigation
The Estevan Police Service concluded a two-week drug investigation with the arrest of a man found with 16 grams of crack cocaine and thousands of dollars in cash.
Police were investigating a man suspected of trafficking crack cocaine in Estevan, Sask.
On May 15, at about 7:30 p.m. CST, Estevan officers and members of the Weyburn Police Service executed a search warrant at a hotel room and a private residence in Estevan.
One man was taken into custody at the hotel room and one woman was taken into custody at the residence. The woman was later released without charges.
When police searched both locations, they found 16 grams of crack cocaine and about $14,000 in cash.
A vehicle was also seized as offence-related property, along with other items used for the sale and distribution of crack cocaine.
The 22-year-old man from Edmonton is charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, trafficking cocaine, and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.
He has been released on conditions and is set to make his first appearance at Estevan provincial court on July 10.