A 36-year-old man has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of the proceeds of crime, and 11 firearms-related charges.

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A rifle with a high-capacity magazine, a homemade suppressor, a handgun, and about 54 g of cocaine were seized from a home in the 100 block of Cartier Cres. in Saskatoonon on Dec. 17.
A rifle with a high-capacity magazine, a homemade suppressor, a handgun, and about 54 g of cocaine were seized from a home in the 100 block of Cartier Cres. in Saskatoonon on Dec. 17. Photo by Saskatoon Police Service /SUPPLIED

A 36-year-old man has been charged after a month-long investigation by Saskatoon Police Service’s drug unit.

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On Dec. 17, officers from the drug unit, as well as officers from the tactical support unit, executed a search warrant on a home in the 100 block of Cartier Cres., police said in a news release.

Officers seized a rifle with a high-capacity magazine, a homemade suppressor, and a handgun, police said. Approximately 54 g of cocaine packaged for sale was also seized, along with a small amount of cash.

Police said the man has been charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of the proceeds of crime, and 11 firearms-related charges.

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