On June 1st around 10:30pm, Kindersley RCMP accompanied by the F Division Crime Reduction Team executed a search warrant in the town of Kerrobert.
The investigation lead to the arrest of 36 year old Alexander Smarch. After searching a residence on Alberta Avenue, police found two fire arms, ammunition, varying quantities of suspected methamphetamine, a suspected cannabis derivative called "Shatter" and suspected cocaine.
Mr. Smarch is facing the following charges:
- Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Trafficking a Controlled Substance
- Possession of Illicit Cannabis
- Possession of Cannabis for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Possession Property Obtained by Crime Under $5000.00
- Unsafe Storage of a Firearm
- Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
- Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm (x2)
- Possession of a Firearm While Prohibited (X2)
- Possession of Ammunition While Prohibited
Mr. Smarch was remanded into custody, and has been schedule to appear in Saskatoon Provincial Court on June 3rd, 2019.
The investigation in Kerrobert was one of two search warrants that the Crime Reduction Unit help execute this weekend in the west central region. The unit also assisted the Kindersley RCMP in an investigation that lead to the arrest of two individuals from Kindersley. Their court dates have been scheduled for later this summer.