Sylvan Lake RCMP welfare check results in seized cocaine

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Sylvan Lake, Alberta – On March 6, 2017 Sylvan Lake RCMP executed a search warrant in a local hotel room, following what was initially a welfare check request.

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The RCMP responded to a request generated by concerned hotel staff about the welfare of one of the hotel occupants. When RCMP checked on the guest, they located approximately 70 grams of cocaine and other items typically associated to the drug trafficking industry.

Charged is 23-year-old Kashtim Giesbrecht of no fixed address. He is facing a charge of Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking. His court appearance date is March 16, 2017 in the Red Deer Provincial Court.

Sylvan Lake RCMP


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