Red Deer RCMP traffic stop leads to trafficking charges

Red Deer, Alberta – On August 3, 2020, Red Deer RCMP conducted a traffic stop that led to the arrest of two people and the seizure of contraband, including a shotgun.

RCMP were conducting patrols at 3:57 a.m. when they stopped a vehicle on 67 Street. They arrested the driver, who provided a false identity. Subsequent to the arrest, the vehicle was searched. A substantial amount of cash was seized, a shotgun, an amount of what is believed to be methamphetamine as well as items typically associated to the trafficking of illicit drugs.

 A substantial amount of cash was seized, a shotgun, an amount of what is believed to be methamphetamine.
A substantial amount of cash was seized, a shotgun, an amount of what is believed to be methamphetamine.

Billy Kirk Okeynan (31) is facing seven criminal charges including possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possession of property obtained by crime, possession for the purpose of trafficking and obstruct police officer. He has been remanded in custody and is next scheduled to appear in court in Red Deer on August 13, 2020.

Kelly Dawn Manson (32) is charged with five criminal charges: possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of property obtained by crime, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and fail to comply with a probation order. Manson has been release to attend court in Red Deer on August 13, 2020.

Red Deer RCMP



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