RE: Search Warrant
On October 1, 2020 at approximately 12:30 pm the Estevan Police Service Drug/Intelligence Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division conducted a conditions check on a male with the assistance from patrol officers. The conditions check included a search of a residence located in the central part of Estevan. During the search one male and one female were taken into custody. As a result police seized crystal meth and an unknown green substance, which police believe to be Fentanyl. The substance will be sent away for further testing. The police also recovered property that is associated to a recent break and enter and theft from a furniture store that occurred in Estevan in late September 2020.
During the evening hours a search warrant was obtained for a residence located near the central district of Estevan. A male associated to the residence had been taken into custody prior to the search warrant being executed. He was found to be in possession of an unknown green substance, which again police believe to be Fentanyl. When police executed the search warrant one female was taken into custody without incident. Multiple furniture items were recovered from the residence and are believed to be associated to the furniture store theft. A small amount of crystal meth was also seized.
As a result of the investigation a 29 year old male from Estevan has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine contrary to S.4 of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act and Failing to abide by a Conditional Sentence Order. The male will appear in court at a later date.
A 33 year old male from Estevan has been charged with Break and Enter contrary to S. 348(1)(b) of the Criminal Code, Theft over $5,000 contrary to S. 334(a) of the Criminal Code, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime exceeding $5,000 contrary to S.354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code, and Failing to comply with a condition contrary to S.145(4)(a) of the Criminal Code. The male will appear in court at a later date.
A 29 year old female from Estevan has been charged with Possession of Methamphetamine contrary to S.4 of the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act. The female has been released and will appear in court at a later date.
The investigation is still ongoing and names will not be released at this time. Further charges are anticipated.