Gang task force charges two after search in North Battleford

Two people have been charged after a search of a North Battleford residence.

On Sept.10, the North Battleford Gang Task Force/Street Enforcement Team, along with members of the Battlefords RCMP detachment, and North Battleford Provincial General Investigations Section, executed a search warrant at a residence on the 1300 block 96th Street in North Battleford. 

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The search warrant was the result of a drug trafficking investigation which started earlier in the month. During the search, police found 276 grams of cocaine, 1 kg of illicit marihuana, 4 grams of MDMA as well as quantities of other unidentified substances also believed to be illicit drugs.  A prohibited handgun, 200 rounds of ammunition as well as several other weapons were also found during the search. The seizure included approximately $6,000 in Canadian currency as well.

Two people were arrested at the residence and were subsequently charged.

Tyson Goller, 33 years old, of North Battleford and Danielle Becker, 36 years old, of Saskatoon were charged with:

Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking contrary;

Possession of MDMA (Ecstacy) for the purpose of trafficking;

Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000;

Unauthorized possession of a firearm;

Unsafe storage of a firearm;

Possession of a firearm when knowing possession is unauthorized;

Possession of a prhibited firearm with ammunition.

Both accused were released from custody and will be appearing in court on Oct. 26, at North Battleford Provincial Court.

Anyone with information regarding drug trafficking, or any other crime in the Battlefords, is urged to call the North Battleford RCMP at (306) 446-1720 or Saskatchewan Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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