Airdrie RCMP traffic stop leads to seizure of drugs and money

Rocky View County, Alberta – On Nov. 5, 2020 at approximately 2:30 a.m, Airdrie RCMP conducted a traffic stop on Highway 566 just south of Airdrie, Alta. The driver was breaching his curfew and was therefore arrested for breach of conditions.

During the stop members became involved in a drug investigation. A search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of:

Fentanyl – 82.5 Grams

Cocaine – 35 Grams

Methamphetamine – 150 Grams

$830 Cash

Replica Glock 19

40 cal round, 9mm round, 7.62 round and a handgun shell casing

The vehicle was also seized as offence related property.

Airdrie RCMP traffic stop leads to seizure of drugs and money
(RCMP) Airdrie RCMP traffic stop leads to seizure of drugs and money

Francisco Sanchez (37 yrs) of Calgary, Alta has been charged with 8 offences, including:

Possession for the purpose of trafficking (x3)

Possession of property obtained by crime under $5000.00

Fail to comply with release order conditions (x4)

Francisco Sanchez has been remanded into custody and will appear in Airdrie Provincial court on Nov. 13, 2020.

Airdrie RCMP



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