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Moose Jaw police arrest youth for alleged theft of 48 cigarette packs

Moose Jaw police arrest youth for alleged theft of 48 cigarette packs

Jul 8, 2024 | 1:50pm
Over the weekend, the Moose Jaw Police Service (MJPS) arrested and charged a male youth with break-and-enter following an incident. On July 6 at around 1:45 a.m., a MJPS patrol officer witnessed a break-and-enter in progress at a business in the 400 block of Lillooet Street West involving three individuals. After a brief pursuit, one of the suspects […]
Province passes bill to raise age requirements for purchasing tobacco and vaping products

Province passes bill to raise age requirements for purchasing tobacco and vaping products

Nov 8, 2023 | 5:05pm
The Government of Saskatchewan has taken a significant step in safeguarding the health and well-being of its youth by passing Bill 147 and amending The Tobacco and Vapour Products Control Act. The legislation increases the minimum age for the purchase of tobacco and vapour products from 18 to 19. Health Minister Everett Hindley said the […]
Moose Jaw police seize 110,000 illegal cigarettes

Moose Jaw police seize 110,000 illegal cigarettes

Oct 12, 2023 | 3:28pm
A Moose Jaw residence on the 1100 block of Duffield Crescent was the scene of an execution of a warrant by Moose Jaw police Wednesday afternoon.   Police seized 110,000 cigarettes, six firearms, over $52,000 in currency and a small amount of cocaine. David Gillis, 46, is charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of […]
Unstamped cigarettes seized near Indian Head

Unstamped cigarettes seized near Indian Head

Sep 6, 2023 | 2:53pm
About 1.9 million unstamped cigarettes, worth about $1.1 million on the illicit market, were seized recently by members of the Saskatchewan Highway Patrol. On the evening of Aug 31, Ministry of Policing’s PPS branch stopped a commercial vehicle east of Indian Head for an inspection. The trailer had six pallets of unstamped cigarettes. The driver […]

More than 2.8 million cigarettes and $500,000 cash seized after investigation

Sep 4, 2020 | 12:05pm

Nine people are facing charges, six of them from Regina and another from Pense, after nearly three million illicit cigarettes and more than $500,000 in cash were seized to end a 17-month investigation. RCMP say the nine were charged after an interprovincial investigation started into illicit cannabis and tobacco products being distributed by a group […]