A 31-year-old woman is recovering in hospital after paramedics had to rush her out of the Saskatoon police holding cells.
Police reported the woman was arrested around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking methamphetamine.
She was then found unresponsive in her cell around 7:30 a.m. and taken to hospital.
Hospital staff found an unknown substance concealed in the woman’s body, according to a police media release. The substance was sent for testing to determine what it was.
Police said the woman is in stable condition. They also noted regular checks were performed by on-duty paramedics, officers and commissionaires throughout her time in the cells.