On January 7, 2020, "F" Division Roving Traffic Unit, together with Saskatchewan Highway Patrol, were conducting enforcement on Highway #16 near Maidstone. An eastbound vehicle was stopped for an equipment violation (a smashed windshield).
As a result of subsequent investigation, the vehicle was searched and 526 grams of cocaine was located inside. The driver, 55-year-old Karl Ericson from Prince George, BC, was arrested and charged with:
- Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking Sec 5(2) CDSA
He will appear in Lloydminster Provincial Court on March 24th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.