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Over 100 pounds of cannabis and 850 grams of cocaine seized near Kindersley

Over 100 pounds of cannabis and 850 grams of cocaine were seized by officers in separate busts, both of which happened on Highway 7 west of Kindersley, Sask.

On Tuesday, October 20th, 2020, around 2:30 p.m., a pickup truck was stopped for a driver’s license and vehicle registration check.

After the RCMP officer made several observations, the lone male occupant was detained for a drug investigation. Five large garbage bags, which contained approximately 99 pounds of cannabis, were discovered after the vehicle was searched.

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Clinton James Senko, 34, of Saskatoon, SK, has been charged with possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution. Senko appeared before court and was released on several conditions. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance in Kindersley Provincial Court on December 15th, 2020, at 10:00 a.m.

The following afternoon, an officer stopped a car on Highway 7 west of Kindersley for speeding.

Photo Credit: Saskatchewan RCMP

The officer made several observations which resulted in a 33-year old male being detained for a drug investigation. A police service dog was deployed around the vehicle and narcotic odours was identified. The driver was subsequently arrested and 850 grams of cocaine and 7 pounds of cannabis, were seized by police from the vehicle.

Matthew Lewis Davey of Strathmore, AB, has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of cannabis for the purpose of distribution. Davey appeared before a Justice of the Peace and was released on conditions. He is scheduled to make his first court appearance in Kindersley on December 15th, 2020.

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