Drug trafficker sentenced to jail time; Jasper RCMP

Jasper, Alberta – On January 19, 2018 a Jasper resident charged with drug trafficking offences appeared at the Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench for sentencing purposes.

Robert Douglas KELLY entered a guilty plea to possessing cocaine for the purpose of trafficking and was sentenced by Justice J.J. GILL to 30 months in custody. KELLY will be serving his sentence in a Federal Correctional Institution. KELLY also received a lifetime firearms prohibition order and was ordered to submit a DNA sample to the National DNA Data Bank.

The charges against KELLY stemmed from a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant executed by Jasper RCMP officers on August 18, 2016 which resulted in a significant seizure of cash, cocaine, MDMA, cannabis marihuana, cannabis resin and psilocybin (magic mushrooms).

Members of the public who suspect drug activity in their community are encouraged to contact the Jasper R.C.M.P at 780-852-4421. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.crimestoppers.ab.ca You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s) and/or the seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

Jasper RCMP

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