Cigarettes and Firearms Seizure

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, the Moose Jaw Police Service executed a search warrant at a residence in the 1100 block of Duffield Crescent.

This was the result of an investigation by the MJPS in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance into the illegal possession and trafficking of contraband cigarettes.

As a result of the search, police located and seized 110,000 cigarettes, six firearms, over $52,000 in currency, and a small amount of Cocaine.

46-year-old David Gillis has been charged with Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm, Breach of Firearms Prohibition Order, the Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Possession of the Proceeds of Crime over $5000, Possession of Cocaine, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Unstamped Tobacco, and Possession of Unstamped Tobacco(Tobacco Tax Act).

55-year-old Byron Glover has also been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Unstamped Tobacco and Possession of Unstamped Tobacco(Tobacco Tax Act).

Glover has been released and will make his first appearance in Moose Jaw Provincial Court on December 18, 2023.

Gillis has also been released and will make his first court appearance on January 15, 2024.

Crimes like this can put these substances into the hands of young people, defraud governments of tax dollars, and support organized crime.

Anyone with further information please contact CRIME STOPPERS at 1-800-222-8477 or the Moose Jaw Police Service at (306) 694-7600.

For further information please contact:

Jay-D Haughton

Public Information and Strategic Communication Manager

Moose Jaw Police Service

21 Fairford St West

Phone: 306-513-7910