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RCMP in Saskatchewan recover gold bar, stolen guns in raid

By Medicine Hat News on June 20, 2024.


A gold bar and two stolen guns were seized during a drug raid in Kindersley, Sask., on June 10, the RCMP reports.

A release states officers from the Kindersley Detachment and Prince Albert Crime Reduction unit executed two search warrants on June 10 and took three men into custody.

Police say they found 198 grams of cocaine, two loaded guns that were reported stolen at a Kindersley business on May 23, ammunition, an imitation firearm, drug paraphernalia, cash and the gold bar.

Jeffrey Proteau, 28, of Coleville, and Alex Smarch, 41, of Kindersley, are charged with weapons offences. Proteau is also charged with stealing a truck during the May 23 break-in that was later found burned.

Arthur Cisna, 48, of Kindersley, faced one charge of possessing drugs for the purposes of trafficking.

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