The Estevan Police Service (EPS) has released information regarding a drug bust in the city Thursday.
Members of the EPS Drug and Intelligence Unit, in partnership with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) Saskatchewan and local RCMP and uniformed members of the EPS, executed search warrants at three residences and two businesses in the city of Estevan.
Two men and three women have been arrested in relation to trafficking cocaine and possession of proceeds of crime.
The names of the five individuals arrested were not immediately released, as charges have not been laid.
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) Saskatchewan consists of three teams, located in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert. CFSEU is comprised of personnel from partner police services from Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police who receive funding for resources and operations from the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Corrections, Public Safety and Policing.
The CFSEU’s primary mandate is to expose, investigate, prosecute, dismantle and disrupt organized crime enterprises.
The Mercury will have more details as they become available.