North Battleford Crime Reduction Team raids home, vehicle, hotel, arrests three

The Saskatchewan RCMP Crime Reduction Team (CRT) in North Battleford raided a home, a vehicle and a hotel room, and arrested three people after a two-month investigation.

Kyle Caron, 40, Dean Lafreniere, 48, and Amanda Wahobin, 31, are each facing charges of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of methamphetamine, possession of hydromorphone and weapons offences.  At the time of her arrest, Amanda Wahobin was wanted on warrants for property offences, possession of crystal meth and failure to appear in court.

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In July the RCMP CRT launched an investigation targeting drug activity in North Battleford.

On Sept. 20 North Battleford’s CRT’s search resulted in the seizure of one ounce of cocaine, smaller amounts of methamphetamine and hydromorphone as well as several prohibited weapons. 

The Saskatchewan RCMP Gang Task Force in North Battleford and North Battleford RCMP assisted the CRT with the investigation.

The Saskatchewan RCMP CRT assists RCMP detachments across the province arrest prolific offenders, repeat offenders and gang members. In addition, they address any specific public safety issues that a Saskatchewan RCMP detachment area is experiencing.

Caron, Lafreniere and Wahobin were released from custody and are scheduled to make their first appearance at the North Battleford Provincial Court on Nov. 9.

 

 

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