Traffic Stop Leads To High Value Drug Seizure on Alberta Highway 2

Blackfalds, Alberta – On December 8th, 2017 members of the Blackfalds RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 2, near 67th Street.

An investigation was entered into and the driver was arrested for possession of substances under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. A further search of the driver and vehicle yielded a large seizure of cocaine and methamphetamine as well as a firearm, cash and cell phones. The estimated total value of drugs and cash seized is in excess of $80,000.00.

29 year old Darryl BETTS, has been charged with the following offences:

  • Controlled Drugs and Substances Act 5(2) – Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
  • Criminal Code 354 – Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000.00
  • Criminal Code 88(1) – Possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Criminal Code 91(1) – Unauthorized possession of a firearm

BETTS was released on $10,000 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court in January of 2018.

Blackfalds RCMP

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