Search warrant leads to several charges for Sturgeon County couple

Bon Accord, Alberta – On November 3, 2016, members of the Spruce Grove/ Stony Plain/ Enoch Serious Crimes Unit with Members of the Morinville RCMP executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant a rural residence, near Bon Accord in Morinville Detachment’s area. Once on the property members furthered their investigation by obtaining a second Search Warrant that enabled them to seize a large amount of stolen property.

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During the search police located large quantities of Methamphetamine, cocaine and GHB. The street value of the drugs located is estimated at $262,000.00.

A stolen handgun and other weapons such as tasers , brass knuckles and crossbows were located and seized by RCMP. It is estimated that approximately one hundred thousand dollars in stolen property was also recovered. Some of these items seized included two trucks, 3 enclosed trailers, a holiday trailer, a motorbike and a Honda generator.

Misty Payne (age 39) and Darcy Payne (age 42) of the Sturgeon County are both facing several counts under the Criminal Code including Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, and Possession of Stolen Property and numerous breaches of Court Orders. Darcy Payne was released from custody on $20,000 cash bail with conditions of house arrest. Misty Payne was released from custody on $3000 cash bail with numerous conditions. Both are scheduled to appear in court on November 17, 2016 in Morinville Provincial court.

Kiel Schreiner (33 ) was located on the property and was arrested on the strength of outstanding warrants. Further investigation led to Schreiner being arrested and charged with one count of Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. He is scheduled to appear on January 19, 2017 in Morinville Provincial Court.

RCMP File 2016-1223414

Stony Plain/Spruce Grove/Enoch RCMP
Morinville RCMP


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