Suspicious Vehicle Compliant results in Drug Related Charges in Camrose

Camrose, Alberta – On August 28th, 2017 at approximately 3:45 AM Police received a complaint from a citizen regarding two suspicious people inside a parked vehicle. Police attended the area and approached the vehicle. While speaking with the two occupants, Police observed a strong odor of cannabis marijuana as well as other drug paraphernalia within the vehicle. The two occupants were arrested under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and a search of their vehicle was conducted. In addition to a small quantity of cannabis marijuana, Police also located and seized the following:

  • 35 grams of cocaine
  • 35 grams of methamphetamine
  • 6 grams of shatter
  • Scales
  • Cell phones
  • $1400 cash
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Allyn Nicholas Elkow, 34 was charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking, Possession of Property obtained by Crime for the purpose of Trafficking under $5000, two counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, two counts of Failure to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking or Recognizance, two counts of Failing to Comply with a Probation Order and one count of Possession of an Operator’s License Issued to Another.

Leanne Beverly Gairdner, 26 was charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and one count of Failure to Comply with Conditions of an Undertaking or Recognizance.

Both accused subjects appeared before a Justice of the Peace to speak to their release. Elkow remains in custody until his first appearance in Camrose Provincial court on August 30th, 2017. Gairdner was released on bail and is scheduled to appear in Camrose Provincial court on September 6th, 2017.

Other Camrose cases from the past 24 hours:

Police responded to a two vehicle collision at the intersection of 39 street and 44 avenue. Police determined that a westbound vehicle had failed to stop at the stop sign and was struck by a southbound vehicle. The driver was charged with failing to stop at a stop sign. Damage to both vehicles was significant and it was fortunate that neither driver was injured in the collision.

A complainant contacted Police when he observed males standing in his yard along 42 avenue in the 5800 block. Police attended and observed two males in front of the complainants address with open liquor. The two men were issued tickets for transporting liquor in an open container.

Camrose Police Service


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