Files - 2017-11706
Prince Albert Police Service executed a high risk search warrant for firearms at a residence in the 100 Block of 25th Street East Tuesday afternoon. Members of the Tactical Unit were on scene assisting the Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET) and the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU).
The tactical team surrounded the residence. Four people were initially outside of the house. Three were arrested immediately – one attempted fleeing and was engaged by canine and apprehended. The remaining occupants of the residence surrendered peacefully. Eight people in total were taken into custody.
The house was cleared and a search for firearms was conducted. Investigators located in the residence:
-Shot gun shells
-rounds for 410 shot gun
-.22 cal rounds
-Sawed off Bolt action 410 shot gun
-Sawed off Double barrel 410 shot gun
-Sawed off 12 gauge shot gun
The following five suspects will face numerous firearms charges in provincial court today.
-18-year-old male from Flying Dust First Nation (Information # 991009239),
-27-year-old male from Flying Dust First Nation (Information # 991009237),
-16-year-old youth from La Ronge (Information # 991009236),
-22-year-old male from Prince Albert (Information #991009234),
-21-year-old male from Prince Albert (Information # 991009229)
The Prince Albert Integrated Street Enforcement Team (ISET) is made up of members from Prince Albert Police Service and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. ISETs mandate is street level enforcement focusing on drugs, gangs and illegal firearms.
The Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) Saskatchewan consists of three teams, located in Regina, Saskatoon and Prince Albert. CFSEU is comprised of personnel from partner police services from Regina, Saskatoon, Prince Albert and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police who receive funding for resources and operations from the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Corrections, Public Safety and Policing. CFSEU’s primary mandate is to expose, investigate, prosecute, dismantle and disrupt organized crime enterprises.
Sgt. Travis Willie
Communication Strategist: Alanna Adamko