drugs

Regina and Saskatoon see Overdose Outreach Teams extended

Jul 21, 2023 | 11:59am

A pilot program to help people reduce their risk of overdoses has been extended in both Regina and Saskatoon. Overdose Outreach Teams in the communities will continue for another six months to further develop the outreach process and expand the reach of the teams. The teams comprise a mental health and addictions counsellor from the […]

RCMP respond to seven calls involving suspected fentanyl overdoses in Saskatchewan

Jul 14, 2023 | 2:26pm

RCMP say they have responded to seven calls involving suspected fentanyl overdoses in an area of southwestern Saskatchewan. Mounties say three people died, with the other four requiring officers to administer naloxone to resuscitate them. RCMP say the deaths happened on May 14, July 4 and July 12 in the Kindersley area, about 380 kilometres northwest […]

RCMP roving traffic unit seizes drugs, weapons, cash

Jun 15, 2023 | 10:17am

The Saskatchewan RCMP’s roving traffic unit has taken a large amount of illegal drugs, a restricted firearm and cash off the streets in the last few weeks. On May 3rd, 10 kilos of cocaine were seized from a traffic stop. Thirty-two-year-old John Morin has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. […]

Province invests over $900,000 in residence for women participating in drug treatment court

May 16, 2023 | 4:21pm

The Government of Saskatchewan announced they are investing $912,849 over three years to support Kate’s Place. Kate’s Place, operated by the Salvation Army, offers eight two-bedroom units for adult women participating in the Regina Drug Treatment Court (RDTC) or those placed under supervision by Community Corrections who are addressing substance misuse and dependence. It provides […]

Drugs seized after traffic stop near Maidstone

Apr 24, 2023 | 3:17pm

A huge cache of drugs was seized by RCMP after a traffic stop on Highway 16 near Maidstone. After the two male occupants of a vehicle gave their identification, registration and sobriety check, officer became suspicious that the occupants were in possession of illegal drugs. The passenger was revealed to be breaching release conditions. Once […]

Traffic stop results in seizure of illicit drugs near Melville: Sask. RCMP

Mar 30, 2023 | 4:42pm

One man has been charged after Melville RCMP found drugs and items associated with drug trafficking. On March 28, Melville RCMP located a vehicle parked on Highway 10 with the driver unconscious in the driver’s seat. Police say there was evidence of drug use and arrested the driver for impaired vehicle operation. After the arrest, […]

Hodgeville man charged with trafficking drugs, including fentanyl

Mar 27, 2023 | 4:41pm

The Saskatchewan RCMP’s Saskatchewan Trafficking Response team in Swift Current, as well as the Swift Current RCMP general investigation section embarked a three month investigation into a Hodgeville man, and arrested him last Thursday. Keenan Leith Ireland, 41, was arrested at a residence in Hodgeville without incident.  A search of the property resulted in police […]

One man arrested after close to 5,000 grams of drugs seized

Feb 17, 2023 | 2:40pm

The Regina Police Service (RPS) has charged one man after they seized nearly 5,000 grams of drugs. The RPS’s Drug Unit completed an investigation on February 16 concerning illegal drug trafficking. After a search warrant was executed in the 2000 block of Hamilton Street, police arrested a 24-year-old man. Police seized 2,150 grams of fentanyl, […]

Illicit drugs seized after truck fails to slow to 60 km/hr while passing emergency vehicle

Jan 25, 2023 | 4:20pm

A truck failing to slow down for an emergency vehicle led to two males being charged with various drug-related charges. On January 24 at 1:20 a.m., officers from Saskatchewan RCMP’s Yorkton Combined Traffic Services Saskatchewan observed a truck fail to slow to 60 km/hr when passing an emergency vehicle on Highway #16, west of Yorkton. […]