On November 2nd, 2023 at approximately 1:30 PM St Paul RCMP members attended a residence in Saddle Lake First Nation while attempting to locate a wanted male.
Attending members observed a male with a firearm who appeared to be attempting to hide it in a vehicle. Members conducted a high-risk arrest on the subject who was taken into custody without incident. The vehicle was searched incidental to arrest for the firearm and while doing so members located additional firearms and imitation handguns, as well as approx. 170 grams of controlled substances believed to be Methamphetamine, Fentanyl, Cocaine, and Heroin.
39-year-old Cody Steinhauer of Saddle Lake has been charged with five counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance and four counts of possession of a firearm contrary to a court order.
He was remanded into custody following a judicial interim release hearing with his next appearance set for November 9th, 2023.