Sask. Man gets 10 years in prison for drug possession, smuggling IG News

Irshadgul News report,

A Saskatchewan man at the center of a police search that has been going on for more than two years is now behind bars.

On Friday, a judge sentenced Kurt Miller to 10 years in prison for drug possession, trafficking of a controlled substance and illegal firearm possession.

Miller was arrested in 2020 in a raid on a rural property in Biggar, Sask.

Police seized one kilogram of meth, 444 grams of fentanyl, 500 Xanax pills, 400 tabs of LSD, more than three liters of GHB, $16,000, and several weapons.

As the RCMP executed the search warrant, shots were fired at the police and one officer was injured.

Miller, another man and a woman were arrested.

Miller was released, but did not show up for his scheduled court date.

The 42-year-old man was arrested in Edmonton earlier this month after a two-year manhunt.

An RCMP crew in Edmonton stopped a suspicious vehicle on November 3 and observed Miller in the back seat.

According to RCMP, officers found a suitcase and duffle bag with drug preparation equipment and approximately 10 kilograms of suspected fentanyl.

Along with his prison sentence, Miller is subject to a lifetime firearms ban.

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