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.
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.