Pharmacist among 5 suspects now charged in connection with drug-trafficking operation – CBC

More than 24,000 Schedule 1 narcotics unaccounted for in the pharmacy’s inventory

Mar 01, 2023

Two more people, including a pharmacist, have been charged in connection with a drug case that police say involves almost 30 kilograms of methamphetamine and cannabis, and hundreds of pills missing from a Saskatoon pharmacy.

On Jan. 12 the Saskatoon Police Service released a report saying that three men had been charged with drug possession and trafficking after more than 700 Oxycodone pills, 20 kilograms of methamphetamine packaged in one- and two-kilogram quantities and eight kilograms of cannabis were seized.

On Wednesday, police said a pharmacist, 41, has been charged with drug trafficking and possession, weapons charges and the possession of proceeds of crime over $5,000 in connection with the missing Oxycodone pills.

Police say an initial review of her records from September 2022 to January 2023 show more than 24,000 Schedule 1 narcotics are unaccounted for in the pharmacy’s inventory.

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