Sask. RCMP traffic unit seizes 2 kilograms of cocaine during Highway 16 traffic stop

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RCMP in Saskatchewan said a traffic stop near Maidstone last month resulted in drug-related charges for an Edmonton man. (CBC - image credit)
RCMP in Saskatchewan said a traffic stop near Maidstone last month resulted in drug-related charges for an Edmonton man. (CBC - image credit)

Saskatchewan RCMP say an Edmonton man faces numerous charges after a traffic stop in Saskatchewan yielded more than two pounds of cocaine along with cannabis and cash.

On June 24, an officer stopped a vehicle traveling along Highway 16 near Maidstone, Sask., police said in a news release.

Officers seized two kilograms of cocaine, along with cash and cannabis, police siad.

A 35-year-old man from Edmonton, Alta., is charged with possession, possession for the purposes of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime and a Cannabis Act charge for possessing more than 30 grams of cannabis.

The man is scheduled to appear in court in Lloydminster on Aug. 24.

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