Media Update to – August 31st Drug/Weapons Arrests

 

September 06, 2022
Subject:
Media update

Update to trafficking investigation

Kaitlyn HOWELLS [29 year old female from Weyburn] made her first court appearance in Weyburn on Tuesday September 6, 2022. She is charged with

 

  1.  possess methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  2. possess Fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking contrary to Section 5(2) ofthe Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  3. possess cocaine for the purpose of trafficking contrary to Section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
  4. Traffic fentanyl contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
  5. Traffic methamphetamine contrary to Section 5(1) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

She has been remanded in custody and will make her next court appearance on Monday September 12, 2022 in Estevan Provincial court.

Two other people were charged as a result of the investigation, a 24 year old female from Saskatoon is charged with possess a weapon for a dangerous purpose contrary to Section 88(2) of the  Criminal Code.

A 33 year old male from Weyburn is charged with breach of a probation order Section 733.1(1) of theCriminal Code. They will make there first appearance in court on October 11, 2022 in Weyburn.

August 31st, 2022
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 Investigators from the Estevan Police and Weyburn Police Services intercepted a significant quantity of Methamphetamine, Fentanyl, Cocaine and Canadian currency during a traffic stop on Highway #39.

Occupants of the vehicles were arrested for several Criminal Offences including:

CDSA drug trafficking offences;
Weapons Offenses;
Possession of Proceeds obtained by crime.

This investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided as they become available.

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