Flight from police results in seizure of drugs and large amount of Currency

Rocky Mountain House, Alberta – On Friday, March 15th, 2019, Rocky Mountain House RCMP members were patrolling the O’Chiese First Nation. An officer observed a vehicle travelling at a high rate of sped and attempted to pull the vehicle over. The vehicle fled from the officer eventually becoming stuck in a ditch. Two males ran from the vehicle. After a lengthy foot pursuit responding officers arrested both males. A search of the male driver and the subsequent vehicle resulted in police locating methamphetamine, a machete style weapon and a large amount of Canadian currency.

A 22-year-old male from the Sunchild First Nation, Alberta is in custody and currently facing the following charges:

Possession of Methamphetamine – S.4(1) CDSA

Possession of proceeds of crime over $5000.00 – S.355(A) CC

Flight from police – S.320.17 CC

Breach of Recognizance – S.145(3) CC

Drive without a licence – S.51(A) TSA

Drive without Motor vehicle insurance – S.54(1)(A) TSA

Operate an unregistered Motor vehicle – S.52(1)(A) TSA

Drugs and Cash Arrest
Drugs and Cash Arrest

The passenger of the vehicle, a 25-year-old male was released on a Promise to appear.

The Rocky Mountain House RCMP continue to engage in crime reduction initiatives. If you have information, please call the Rocky Mountain House RCMP at 403-845-2882 or call your local police service. If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS.

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