RCMP Yorkton - Execute Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant in city

155 grams of Cocaine and Crack Cocaine seized

On Oct. 29, at approximately 5:20 p.m., the Yorkton RCMP, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence located in Yorkton.

As a result of the search warrant, approximately 155 grams of Cocaine and Crack Cocaine were seized, along with stolen property and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.

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Jesse John Allan Melnyk, 29, of Yorkton, is charged with:

Trafficking – Schedule I: Cocaine 5(1) CDSA
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Schedule I: Cocaine 5(2) CDSA
Possession of Property Obtained by Crime Less than or Equal to $5,000.00 354(1)(a) CC
Theft Under $5000.00 334(b) CC

The estimated street value of the drugs are $16,000.00. Melnyk is scheduled to make his first court appearance on Oct. 31, at Yorkton Provincial Court.

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