A 38 year-old Regina male is facing drug-related charges after the execution of a search warrant on a house in Regina on Friday, January 7, 2011.
As a result of investigation into drug trafficking in Regina and information received from the public, police obtained a search warrant to search a house in the 1800 block of Royal Street on Friday, January 7, 2011. The resident of the target address was arrested in a vehicle stop at approximately 6:15 p.m. on January 7th; the search of the residence was carried out at about 6:30 p.m. Police seized a quantity of cocaine, marihuana and cash alleged to be proceeds of criminal activity. As a result, the 38 year-old male was charged.
Thirty-eight year-old Lawrence Walter SMITH, DOB: 1972-07-15, of Regina is facing two charges of Trafficking Cocaine [5(1) CDSA]; Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine) [5(2) CDSA]; Possession of Marihuana [4(5) CDSA]; and Possession of Proceeds of Crime Under $5,000 [355(b) CC]. SMITH made his first court appearance on these charges in Provincial Court at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, January 10, 2011.