A cooperative effort of law enforcement organizations arrested a man from British Columbia in Saskatchewan and seized 278 pounds of Cannabis on Sept. 12.
Shane Michael McQue, 36, of Surrey, B.C. was arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 1, approximately one mile west of Moosomin. A small amount of cocaine, an unknown amount of Canadian currency, a vehicle and a trailer were also seized.
McQue appeared at Saskatchewan Provincial Court in Yorkton on Monday. He is charged with the possession of Cannabis for the purpose of trafficking, section 5(2) of the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Investigators of the Saskatchewan Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU) were assisted by members from the RCMP, Regina Police Service and the Integrated Organized Crime Unit.
CFSEU is funded by the Government of Saskatchewan through the Ministry of Justice, Corrections and Policing. It is an investigative body comprised of personnel from partner police agencies from the Regina Police Service, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Prince Albert Police Service, and the Saskatoon Police Service. The mandate of CFSEU is to expose, investigate, disrupt, dismantle and prosecute organized crime enterprises.