Another drug bust has occurred in the Energy City. The EPS have released the following information:

"The Estevan Police Service Drug and Intelligence Unit conducted an investigation on a male suspected of trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine within Estevan. The investigation concluded on December 1, 2018, at approximately 12:40 am when plainclothes officers arrested two males and one female from within a vehicle. The arrest occurred in the 900 block of 4th Street. One male was uncooperative with police and was attempting to destroy evidence by swallowing packages of drugs. Police were able to control the male and obtain the evidence before it could be destroyed."

"Following the arrest, police executed a search warrant inside an apartment suite located in the 900 block of 4th street. No further arrests were made at the time and further evidence related to trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine were seized. A total of 29.5 grams of cocaine, 21.7 grams of methamphetamine, $830, one firearm, eight knives, and four hatchets were seized. The vehicle was also seized as offence-related property. Total street value of the drugs seized is estimated at $10,000."

"On Sunday, December 2, 2018, a female was arrested as part of the ongoing investigation. She was released at this time without charges."

Phillip Williams, Daniel Panteluk, and Simon Menard-Flatfoot, all from Estevan have been charged with multiple offenses related to trafficking a controlled substance.

Williams has been charged with:
1. Trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine 
2. Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine and methamphetamine 

Pateluk has been charged with:
1 Trafficking methamphetamine
2. Possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine 

Panteluk is facing 18 additional charges related to firearms and weapons.

Menard-Flatfoot has been charged with:
1. Trafficking cocaine
2. Possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000

Panteluk and Williams have been remanded into custody and will appear at the Estevan Provincial Court on Dec 3, 2018. Menard-Flatfoot was released on several conditions. 

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