Traffic stop leads to drug charges
A disturbance call led to a handful of drug charges for a vehicle full of people early Thursday morning.
At 12:15 a.m., police were dispatched to the 600 Block of 13 Street West for a disturbance. By the time they arrived, the suspect had left in a blue car. Officers located the vehicle on 15 Street West and activated lights and sirens.
Officers approached the vehicle, which had multiple occupants. They talked to the driver and noticed he was holding a marijuana baggie. Everyone in the vehicle was arrested and searched. A female occupant was found with several small bags of methamphetamine. The 31-year-old from P.A. was charged with possession.
A male occupant was found with a knife concealed in his belt area and several small baggies of what is suspected to be methamphetamine, weighing 0.4 grams in total. The 18-year-old from Sandy Bay was charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and breach of a youth sentence order.
The accused were due in court yesterday.
The Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET) has arrested one person and seized a gun from a residence in the 1600 block of 17 Street West.
On September 12, at about 11:10 a.m., ISET executed a search warrant on the residence. A .270 rifle and a large amount of ammunition was located.
A 39-year-old man from Prince Albert has been charged with seven firearmsrelated offences and once count of failing to comply with a recognizance to not possess firearms, ammo or other weapons.
ISET is made up of members of the RCMP and Prince Albert Police Service.