Battlefords RCMP execute warrants in multiple locations

By battlefordsNOW Staff
December 6, 2017 - 7:00pm Updated: December 7, 2017 - 9:10am

Battlefords RCMP executed multiple warrants last night in several locations around the region that has resulted in the arrest of five people.

On Tuesday, Dec. 5,  there was an increased police presence at a residence on the 200 block of 33rd Street in Battleford, at a hotel room in North Battleford and in the parking lot of a business on Railway Avenue east in North Battleford.

Multiple RCMP members and support units were on scene, including the RCMP Emergency Response Team on Railway Avenue. While no firearms were discharged in relation to the investigation, other tools that produce similar sounds when discharged were used.

Seized items included two firearms, a quantity of substances suspected to be cocaine and crystal methamphetamine, as well as other drug paraphernalia.

Five individuals, two adult males and three adult females, were arrested without incident by members. No charges have been laid and the investigation is ongoing. 

No injuries were reported to police in relation to this incident.

More to come.

 

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