Meth, Cocaine, Marijuana and Cash Seized in Melfort Drug Bust

On January 18, 2018, Melfort RCMP in combination with the Prince Albert Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) conducted a Controlled Substances and Drugs Act (CDSA) investigation resulting in the arrest of two individuals. Varying quantities of drugs (including methamphetamine, cocaine and marihuana) were seized along with a quantity of cash.

38-year-old Lawrence Buhay of Melfort, Saskatchewan is charged with:

 

Possession of Proceeds of Crime, Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code x 2
Trafficking Crystal Methamphetamine, Section 5(1) of the CDSA x2
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Marihuana, Section 5(2) of the CDSA
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Crystal Methamphetamine, Section 5(2) of the CDSA
Possession of Cocaine, Section 4(1) of the CDSA
Possession of Cannabis Resin, Section 4(1) of the CDSA

18-year-old Maury Nicholson of Melfort, Saskatchewan is charged with:

Possession of Proceeds of Crime, Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code x 2
Trafficking Crystal Methamphetamine, Section 5(1) of the CDSA x2
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Marihuana, Section 5(2) of the CDSA
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Crystal Methamphetamine, Section 5(2) of the CDSA
Possession of Cocaine, Section 4(1) of the CDSA
Possession of Cannabis Resin, Section 4(1) of the CDSA

Buhay and Nicholson are scheduled to appear in Melfort Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on January 23, 2018.

The Saskatchewan Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit is a province-wide integrated policing task force with units in Prince Albert as well as in Saskatoon and Regina. CFSEU was formed with a mandate to target criminal organizations operating within the participating agencies jurisdictions.

Released January 19th, 2018 – Melfort RCMP