Grande Prairie RCMP seize drugs following arrest of male

Grande Prairie, Alberta – On Nov.5, 2020, Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant and seized drugs and cash, after locating a male who was known to be wanted.

Tyrone Wiebe (27) of Grande Prairie, was located in a hotel in Clairmont by Grande Prairie RCMP CRU, with assistance from the Police Dog Service (PDS). Following a brief foot chase, Wiebe was arrested for 27 outstanding warrants, which included discharging a firearm with intent. Upon his arrest, police located the following items on Wiebe:

over $3000 in Canadian currency

2 shotgun shells

50 grams of suspected methamphetamine

3 grams of suspected heroin

Further investigation resulted in police obtaining a search warrant for the hotel room, where approximately 100 ml of GHB was located.

Jail Cell
(File Photo)

Wiebe has been charged with the following:

Resisting arrest

Fail to comply with a release order x4

Breach of a weapons prohibition x2

Possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking

Possession of heroin

Possession of property obtained by crime

Wiebe is scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Dec. 9, 2020.

The RCMP remains fully committed to building safe communities and enforcing laws to their fullest extent. Members of the public who suspect drug activity in their community are encouraged to contact their local RCMP detachment.

If you have information about this incident or any other illegal activity, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 or call your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com ( http://www.p3tips.com/ ) or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP

File 2020-1631406

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