Rural Patrols Lead to Seizure of Drugs
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP
Lamont, Alta – On May 20, 2020 at 12:55 am, while conducting proactive patrols throughout the community, members of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP observed a vehicle tucked in a roadside turnabout. Further investigation revealed that the licence plate attached to the vehicle had been reported stolen from Slave Lake, Alberta.
As a result the male driver and lone occupant of the vehicle was arrested without incident.
A search incidental to arrest was completed and the following items were seized: Over 30 grams of Cannabis, Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms), and a stun gun.
A 31-year-old male from Grande Prairie was issued several violation tickets, including driving while suspended. He is also charged with the following offences:
- Possession of Stolen Property
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Fail to Comply with Release Order x2
- Possession of a Weapon for a dangerous purpose
He was released from custody with conditions and is scheduled to appear in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on August 13, 2020.
RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity to police. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. You can contact your local detachment or dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or online at www.P3Tips.com