Innisfail RCMP seize drugs and lay charges against Sylvan Lake male after responding to vehicle in ditch

Innisfail, Alberta – One man has been linked to a break and enter, and charged with multi offences after Innisfail RCMP were alerted to a vehicle in the ditch in Red Deer County.

On Jan. 6, at 5:55 a.m., Innisfail RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a break and enter at a local business in the town of Innisfail. While investigating that complaint, police received a call at 7:42 a.m. of a vehicle in the ditch in rural Red Deer County. RCMP Members attended and determined the male driver to be on outstanding warrants. He was arrested, and during a search subsequent to his arrest, the RCMP seized a quantity of suspected drugs and paraphernalia related to drug trafficking.

Further investigation led the police to locate and seize property that was determined to be stolen during the earlier break and enter. The RCMP formed grounds that the male’s ability to operate a motor vehicle was impaired by a drug.

Lee Michael Falsetta (34) of Sylvan Lake, Alta. has been charged with:

· possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking x 2

· break and enter

· theft under $5000,

· impaired operation of a conveyance,

· Possession of Proceeds of crime

Innisfail RCMP seize drugs and lay charges against Sylvan Lake male after responding to vehicle in ditch
Innisfail RCMP seize drugs and lay charges against Sylvan Lake male after responding to vehicle in ditch

Falsetta was brought before a justice of the peace, and released to appear in Red Deer Provincial Court on Feb. 2, 2021.

The Innisfail RCMP appreciate the alert citizen who contacted the RCMP for assistance in relation to the vehicle in the ditch.

If anyone has information regarding this, or any other criminal activity, they are asked to contact the Innisfail RCMP Detachment at 403-227-3341 or their local police service. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Innisfail RCMP

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