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 […]

Swift Current & Maidstone RCMP report nearly $1 million lost in cryptocurrency scams

Jan 25, 2023 | 12:55pm

A pair of RCMP detachments reported that nearly $1 million were lost due to cryptocurrency fraud in 2022. Swift Current RCMP received 105 reports of people being victimized by fraudulent calls involving cryptocurrency. In total, victims reported more than $361,000 in losses. Maidstone RCMP received 37 reports, with victims reporting more than $570,000 in losses. […]

ALERT: Maidstone and RM of Brittania

Sep 6, 2022 | 7:24am

The RCMP have issued an alert, after shots were fired at a home in the RM of Brittania. Police say the gunfire came from a black, late model Ford Mustang.  People in Maidstone, and the surrounding area are being told to take shelter immediately, and stay in that secure location. Police have not said if […]

Significant fentanyl bust made after traffic stop near Maidstone

Mar 18, 2021 | 8:53am

Two people from Waldheim are facing drug charges after RCMP conducted a traffic stop near Maidstone on Monday. Police first discovered illegal tobacco and then cocaine, fentanyl and meth, following a more in depth search of the vehicle. As a result of this a search warrant was then conducted on a residence in Waldheim, where […]

Three people face combined 47 charges following carjacking, shootings: RCMP

Jul 31, 2020 | 4:54pm

An investigation by RCMP detachments in Saskatchewan and Alberta has resulted in three people being arrested and 47 charges being laid. It started on Wednesday, July 29 at 5:00 p.m. when Onion Lake RCMP responded to a man being injured after a firearm was used. The suspects fled in a vehicle and the victim was […]

RCMP roving unit seize drugs, guns and cash in two incidents outside of Maidstone

Jan 13, 2020 | 3:35pm

The RCMP’s “F” Division roving traffic unit has made a pair of significant seizures recently. On January 6th, the roving unit stopped a vehicle on highway 16 near Maidstone. A loaded handgun and about 10 thousand dollars in Canadian money was seized. 24 year-old Mahdi Mahdi from Regina faces 12 charges in relation to the […]

Alberta man faces drug trafficking charges: Sask. RCMP

Dec 9, 2019 | 4:18pm

An Alberta man is facing drug charges after routine stop in the Maidstone area. RCMP say on Wednesday a vehicle was stopped on Highway 16 for a routine traffic stop and officers suspected there was drugs in the car. The man driving was detained during the search and later arrested for possession for the purpose […]