Medicine Hat, Alberta – On October 27, 2016 at about 2:45 pm a member of the Medicine Hat Police Service’s Patrol Section conducted a traffic stop on the Trans-Canada Highway. During the vehicle stop the officer made several observations which helped form grounds for an arrest.
A subsequent search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of 80 pounds of cannabis marihuana and 1 kilogram of powder cocaine. The total value of the drugs seized is estimated at $340,000.
The lone female occupant of the vehicle was identified as Allison Stewart (28 years) of Surrey, British Columbia. Stewart was charged with the following;
– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (cocaine)
– Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (marihuana)
– Possession of Proceeds of Crime
Stewart was held for a bail hearing, and released on her own recognizance to appear in Medicine Hat Provincial Court on November 24, 2016.
Medicine Hat Police Service
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