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Canada Potato gun cannon allegedly used to fire drugs into Saskatoon Correctional Centre

20:55  02 december  2019
20:55  02 december  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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a close up of a wire fence: Two people allegedly used a potato gun cannon to shoot drugs over the fence at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre, police said. © File / Global News Two people allegedly used a potato gun cannon to shoot drugs over the fence at the Saskatoon Correctional Centre, police said.

Police believe two people were using a potato gun cannon to fire drugs over the fence of the Saskatoon Correctional Centre.

The pair were caught Sunday by Saskatoon police.

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Police said they had 28 grams of cannabis, three grams of cannabis shatter and seven grams of crystal meth in their possession when they were taken into custody in the 3500 block of Millar Avenue, investigators said.

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Prior to their arrest, police said they attempted to get away in a white Chevrolet van, but collided with three police vehicles before coming to a stop.

Police said no injuries were reported.

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A 29-year-old woman faces charges of trafficking crystal meth, distributing cannabis to an institution, conspiracy to traffic, dangerous driving and evading police.

An 18-year-old man is charged with trafficking crystal meth and distributing cannabis to an institution.

Police said staff from the Ministry of Corrections and Policing helped with the investigation.

Woman missing in Saskatoon located, taken to hospital as a precaution .
A 20-year-old woman reported missing on Monday was taken to Saskatoon hospital as a precaution after being located on Tuesday. Sadie Keillor was last seen Monday around 2:30 p.m. in the 100 block of Hospital Drive near Royal University Hospital, according to Saskatoon police. Approximately 24 hours later, Keillor was located and “found to be very cold from the weather,” police said in a news release. Her family had been concerned for her safety, noting that she was not dressed appropriately for the bitterly cold weather covering much of the province. According to Environment Canada, the overnight temperature in Saskatoon dipped to -28 C.

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