Gleichen RCMP call of suspicious persons leads to seizure of drugs and money

Siksika Nation, Alberta – On Dec. 2, 2019, at 12:30 p.m., Gleichen RCMP received a call of suspicious persons in the area of Highway 547. Earlier that morning, at approximately 8:30 a.m., Gleichen RCMP had been investigating a report of mischief to a residence in that same area.

Gleichen RCMP members attended that location and further investigation led to multiple arrests, the recovery of a stolen Dodge Ram Truck, and seizure of: methamphetamine, fentanyl, gabapentin pills, heroine, cocaine and approximately $6,000 in cash.

Methamphetamine
Methamphetamine (File Photo)

As a result of this investigation, the following individuals have been charged:

Paul McMaster (34) of Siksika Nation, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, five counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and proceeds of crime. He has been remanded into custody after a judicial hearing and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Nation Provincial Court on Dec. 5, 2019, via CCTV.

Braden Jackson (18) of Calgary, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and breach of a Recognizance. He has been released after a judicial hearing on his own recognizance, and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Nation Provincial Court on Dec. 12, 2019.

Jerry Yellowoldwoman (42) of Siksika Nation, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle, possession of a controlled substance and breach of a Recognizance. He has been released after a judicial hearing on his own Recognizance, and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Nation Provincial Court on Dec. 12, 2019.

The youth (16), who cannot be identified under the Provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been charged with possession of a stolen vehicle and possession of a controlled substance. The youth was released with conditions and is scheduled to appear in Siksika Nation Provincial Court on Jan. 23, 2020.

“The danger posed by the presence of these or any type of drugs in our community cannot be overstated. “, says Gleichen RCMP Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Tim Kelly. “We will continue efforts to reduce the harm of drugs in our community by disrupting drug trafficking.”

Anyone with information on drug trafficking in the Gliechen area can contact the Gliechen RCMP at 403-734-3056, or your local police service. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 online at www.P3Tips.com or by using “P3 Tips” app available through the Google Play or the Apple App Store.

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