Camrose Police Discover Marihuana, Morphine & GHB During Vehicle Stop

Camrose, Alberta – August 27th, 2017 – While conducting patrols, Police noted two males sitting inside of a parked vehicle. Police were aware that one of the males had an outstanding warrant. Further checks determined that he was bound by a recognizance not to be in a motor vehicle without the registered owner present. He was arrested on the warrant and for breaching his recognizance, charged and taken before a Justice of the Peace where he remains in custody on two warrants of committal. Police checks on the second man determined that he was also bound by a recognizance and had conditions to carry his release documents on him at all times. He was arrested for breaching this condition and a search revealed 9.9 grams of methamphetamine in his pocket. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance and for breaching his recognizance. He was released to appear in Camrose Provincial Court.

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Police received a complaint of an impaired driver leaving a licensed premise. Police located the vehicle and observed it drive through a red light. A traffic stop was conducted where the male driver of the vehicle showed visible signs of impairment. The man was arrested for impaired driving and brought back to the Camrose Police Service where he provided two samples of 160 mg% and 150 mg%. He was released on a promise to appear.

Police conducted a traffic stop and noted open alcohol inside of the vehicle as well as an odour of cannabis marihuana. The two male occupants were arrested and Police conducted a search of the vehicle. One of the men was in possession of bear spray and morphine. He was charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a dangerous weapon and released to appear in court. The second man was intoxicated and found to be in possession of quantities of cannabis marihuana, cannabis resin and GHB. He was also subject to a court order where he was breaching four separate conditions. He was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and four counts of breaching his court order. He remains in custody and will be brought before a Justice of the Peace.

August 26th , 2017 – Members responded to a physical altercation at a downtown liquor establishment. Both groups separated prior to Police arriving. The groups were separated for the evening.

A homeowner advised he needed Police assistance as a woman was in his home and refusing to leave. The woman was spoken to and agreed to leave the residence.

Police recovered a stolen rifle that was stolen out of Maskwacis, Alberta.

Camrose Police Service


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