50 kg of cocaine seized: Craik RCMP

Following traffic stop in Davidson

On July 3, 2020, at approximately 1:30 p.m., an officer from the Craik RCMP Detachment stopped a vehicle for speeding northbound on Highway 11 near Davidson, SK.

Officers located and seized approximately 50-1 kg bricks of suspected cocaine packaged for distribution, burner phones and approximately $3,600.

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Officers from the Federal Serious and Organized Crime Team South assisted Craik RCMP with the investigation.

24-year-old Jitpartap Singh Bhatti, of Brampton, ON, was arrested and has been charged with trafficking cocaine.

A 30-year-old Harmdeep Sandhu, of Brampton, ON, was arrested and has been charged with trafficking cocaine and possession of proceeds of crime.

Sandhu and Bhatti appeared in Provincial Court in Moose Jaw, SK, on July 7, 2020, and were released on strict conditions. Both are scheduled to return to court on July 27, 2020, in Moose Jaw at 9:30 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

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