RCMP find large amounts of cocaine, cannabis in traffic stops near Kindersley

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Saskatchewan RCMP have made two large drugs busts this week in the Kindersley area.

On Tuesday, police pulled over a pickup truck on Highway 7, west of Kindersley. They found five large garbage bags, filled with 45 kilograms of cannabis, in the truck.

A 34-year-old man was arrested for possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution.

Then on Wednesday, officers found approximately 850 grams of cocaine in a car they had pulled over for speeding on the same stretch of highway.

Saskatchewan RCMP
Saskatchewan RCMP

RCMP say the driver was acting suspiciously. Police then brought in a drug-sniffing dog, who detected the cocaine.

A 33-year-old man has been charged in connection with that stop.

Police seized both vehicles.