Hinton, Alberta – On Feb. 19, 2021, at approximately 9 p.m., Hinton RCMP located a vehicle in the ditch off Highway 16 in the Town of Hinton.
Hinton RCMP, in conjunction with the Hinton General Investigation Section, commenced an investigation which led to obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle. RCMP conducted a search of the vehicle and seized a significant amount of Canadian currency in the amount of over $8,000, as well as approximately 5 ounces of methamphetamine, 330 mL of GHB, cell phones, a safe, documents, and other electronic devices.
Jolyne Gwendolyn Ireland (39) of Edmonton, has been charged with:
· Possession for the purpose of trafficking (Methamphetamine)
· Possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000
Ireland did not speak to bail and remains in custody at this time pending a court appearance today, Feb. 23, 2021, to speak to these matters.
“The seizure of these drugs off the streets will have a direct impact for the safety of the public,” says, Sgt. Graham Gurski, Hinton RCMP Operations NCOi/c. “This investigation demonstrates the continued dedication of the Hinton RCMP in reducing crime and making the communities of Hinton and Yellowhead County safer for its citizens.”
If you have information about drug activity in our community, please contact the Hinton RCMP at 780-865-5544 or 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 or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
Western Alberta District RCMP
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