Drayton Valley RCMP arrest three people following a search warrant

Drayton Valley, Alberta – On March 23, 2021 following a two-month long investigation the Drayton Valley RCMP General Investigation Section arrested three people for a number of drug related offences.

Drayton Valley RCMP General Investigation Section along with the assistance of Drayton Valley RCMP and RCMP Police Dog Services executed a search warrant at a residence in Drayton Valley, Alta.

Police seized what is believed to be 128 grams of Cocaine, 147 grams of Methamphetamine, 1400 millilitres of GHB, 38 vape pens filled with an unknown substance, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, stolen ID cards, brass knuckles as well as a loaded .40 calibre handgun.

Joey Lee GALLIE (34) of Drayton Valley, Alta. has been charged with:

Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (X3)

Possession of a controlled substance

Unsafe storage of a firearm

Possession of a prohibited firearm

Possession of a prohibited weapon

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose (X2)

Possession of a firearm contrary to prohibition order (X2)

Fail to comply (X5)

GALLIE was remanded into custody and is scheduled to appear in Drayton Valley Provincial Court on April 1, 2021.

Police seized what is believed to be 128 grams of Cocaine, 147 grams of Methamphetamine, 1400 millilitres of GHB, 38 vape pens filled with an unknown substance, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, stolen ID cards, brass knuckles as well as a loaded .40 calibre handgun.
(RCMP) Police seized what is believed to be 128 grams of Cocaine, 147 grams of Methamphetamine, 1400 millilitres of GHB, 38 vape pens filled with an unknown substance, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, stolen ID cards, brass knuckles as well as a loaded .40 calibre handgun.

Chantel Marie LAPOINTE (30) of Drayton Valley, Alta. has been charged with:

Possession of a prohibited weapon

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Fail to comply (X2)

LAPOINTE was released from custody following an Interim Judicial Hearing and is scheduled to appear in Drayton Valley Provincial Court on April 6, 2021.

A 28-Year-old female from Blairmore, Alta. has been charged with:

Possession of stolen property under $5000 (X3)
The 28-year-old female was released on an Appearance Notice and is scheduled to appear in Drayton Valley Provincial Court on May 18, 2021 at 10:00.

All three had outstanding arrest warrants from other jurisdictions.

“Enforcement of drug trafficking has been identified as a priority by the community of Drayton Valley. Drug traffickers exploit individuals with addictions leading to an increase in property crime and drug overdoses within our community,” Says Cpl. Ryan Hoetmer of the Drayton Valley RCMP General Investigation Section. “Drayton Valley RCMP remains committed to the enforcement of those who choose to profit off these addictions”.

If you suspect illicit drug activity in your community, please contact your local police detachment. 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.

Drayton Valley RCMP



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