Weapons and drugs seized in Sunday morning search – Battlefords RCMP

Battlefords RCMP have announced a major seizure of drugs and weapons as a result of a search conducted Sunday morning.

According to a news release, Aug. 31 at approximately 1:30 p.m., Battlefords RCMP attended to a residence on the 1200 block of 107th Street in North Battleford. Members conducted an investigation that resulted in a search warrant for the property being obtained.

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On Sept. 1, at 8 a.m., Battlefords Patrol, Municipal GIS, Provincial GIS, Crime Reduction, Serious Violent Offender and Traffic Services Units performed the search of the residence resulting in the following:

Approximately 3 kilograms of crystal meth

Approximately 6 kilograms of suspected powder cocaine

288 grams of crack cocaine

870 grams of suspected fentanyl

Several vials of steroids

Psylocibin spores

15 long rifles

11 semi-auto pistols

3 revolvers

Thousands of rounds of ammunition

Numerous canisters of bear spray

Tazer

Stolen power tools

Various other items believed to be stolen property

Stolen 2016 Dodge Ram truck

There was no one located inside the residence at the time of the search. The estimated street value of the drugs alone is approximately $750,000.

This is a very large and complex investigation that will be ongoing for the next several days and coming weeks. Charges are pending and further information will be released as the investigation progresses. No charges have been laid at this point. This is a major seizure for the community and the Battlefords RCMP will continue to focus on these types of investigations.

Drugs seized in a search Sunday morning.
Drugs seized in a search Sunday morning.

 

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