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41 per cent of Saskatoon residents who responded to a recent Mainstreet poll opposed safe injection sites.

Poll shows divided opinion on safe injection sites in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM January 18, 2017 - 10:17am Updated: January 18, 2017 - 10:17am

Any attempt to build a safe injection site in Saskatoon could face a public relations battle, according to a new poll.

  Mainstreet surveyed 600 residents of Saskatoon...
Inspectors Jonathan Bergen and Donovan Fisher explain the cutting agents found along with the cocaine.

P.A. Police seized 11 kg of cocaine from unoccupied apartment

By paNOW January 10, 2017 - 8:37am Updated: January 10, 2017 - 8:58am

Prince Albert police and RCMP released more details on the largest single cocaine seizure in the city’s history.

Inspector Jonathan Bergen, head of Prince Albert Police’...

Regina police seize drugs, weapon, and cash; 3 men charged

By 980 CJME January 7, 2017 - 8:36am Updated: January 7, 2017 - 8:45am

Three Regina men are facing charges after drugs, money, and a weapon were seized by police.

On Thursday, officers searched two homes - one located on the 1700 block of...

RCMP seize cocaine, cash in Yorkton; 2 men charged

By 980 CJME December 15, 2016 - 9:28pm Updated: December 15, 2016 - 9:30pm

Two Yorkton residents are facing drug-related charges after an investigation by RCMP.

On Wednesday, investigators executed a search warrant at a home in Yorkton. A large...

The federal government is relaxing regulations for setting up supervised injection sites.

Chief says Saskatoon injection site 'only a matter of time'

By Chris Carr December 14, 2016 - 12:43pm Updated: December 14, 2016 - 1:29pm

A supervised injection site is a matter of when – not if – as far as the chief of the Saskatoon Tribal Council is concerned.

"It'll happen in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton...

12 people charged in connection with large drug bust in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME December 1, 2016 - 4:14pm Updated: December 2, 2016 - 1:48pm

Twelve people - nine men, one woman and three teenage boys - are facing a total of 44 charges, and around $100,000 in cocaine was seized after an investigation by the Estevan...

Four face drug charges in Regina's Harbour Landing neighbourhood

By 980 CJME November 18, 2016 - 2:41pm Updated: November 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

It appears even one of Regina's more affluent neighbourhoods isn't immune to crime.

In a joint effort, Regina police and RCMP have arrested and charged four people after...

The Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation is set to banish six non-band members over alleged drug activity.

Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation set to banish 6 people over drugs

By Colton Swiderski November 8, 2016 - 6:29am Updated: November 8, 2016 - 7:29am

A northwest Saskatchewan First Nation is taking a harsh approach to ridding its community of drugs, according to the chief.

Six non-band members will be banished from...

Two people face drug related charges after police observe suspicious activity in Saskatoon's Confederation neighbourhood.

Two people charged following Saskatoon drug investigation

By 650 CKOM October 18, 2016 - 5:02pm Updated: October 18, 2016 - 5:02pm

A 39-year-old man and 37-year-old woman face charges following a drug investigation by Saskatoon police.

At around 3:15 on Monday, police spotted a man and a woman going...

BC man arrested for possession of marijuana in southeast Sask.

By 980 CJME October 11, 2016 - 4:39pm Updated: October 11, 2016 - 4:45pm

RCMP have seized 40 pounds of marijuana after a vehicle was stopped in southeast Saskatchewan on Monday.

RCMP said around noon a vehicle traveling eastbound by Percival...

Five loaded guns were among the items seized during a pair of recent drug investigations.

Multiple people face charges after drugs, guns seized

By 650 CKOM October 7, 2016 - 11:33am Updated: October 7, 2016 - 11:37am

A pair of investigations has resulted in seven arrests and the seizure of various drugs and guns.

On Sept. 29, the Saskatoon Integrated Drug Enforcement Street Team made...

Drugs, weapons, stolen items seized at home in north Regina

By 980 CJME October 6, 2016 - 4:20pm Updated: October 6, 2016 - 4:45pm

Four people have been arrested and charged after drugs, weapons, money, and stolen items were found at a home in north Regina.

On Wednesday, a search warrant was...