More fentanyl has been taken off Saskatoon’s streets after a pair of drug busts over the weekend.
Police said in a release Monday they executed search warrants at two homes on Sunday, one on Laurier Drive near Confederation Driver and another on Molland Lane near Betts Avenue.
Eight people were arrested and 75 pills believed to be fentanyl were seized during the raids.
Another 74 full pills and 21 half-pills believed to be Xanax were confiscated, along with 1.22 grams of cocaine and 0.21 grams of crystal meth.
Police also seized $3,000 in cash.
Four men and four women ranging in age between 19 and 27 are facing a total of 15 charges inlcuding possession and trafficking of fentanyl, cocaine and Xanax, breach of probation and failing to stop for police.
The arrests come less than a week after police reported their first use of an anti-opioid drug kit to save a man who overdosed on fentanyl.
Some of the accused made their first court appearances Monday afternoon.