Wetaskiwin RCMP Execute Search Warrant; Seized illegal Drugs “5 drug overdoses within a week, including one death”

Wetaskiwin Alberta – On September 24th, 2021, the Wetaskiwin RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with the assistance of the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment members executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Search Warrant on a residence in the Wildrose Trailer park in Wetaskiwin, AB. The investigation into the trafficking of illicit opioids was initiated after Wetaskiwin saw 5 drug overdoses within a week, including one death from suspected overdose. As a result of the search warrant, RCMP seized 77 grams of methamphetamine, 8 grams of suspected fentanyl, and drug trafficking paraphernalia.

As a result of the investigation, 4 individuals are facing the following charges:

Brian Michael Dupe (62) of Wetaskiwin, AB is charged with:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine (x2)

· Breach of Probation

Methamphetamine - DRUG BUST
(File Photo) Methamphetamine – DRUG BUST

Kile Andrew Bailey (36) of Edmonton, AB is charged with:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine (x2)

Colin Simeon Potts (29) of Maskwacis, AB is charged with:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine (x2)

· Fail to Comply with Undertaking

Kristen Dawn Morin (28) of Maskwacis, AB is charged with:

· Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine (x2)

· Obstruct Police Officer

All 4 individuals were both brought before a justice of the peace on this matter and all 4 were remanded into custody. Dupe and Bailey are scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court on September 28th, 2021. Potts and Morin are scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin Provincial Court on September 30th, 2021.

Wetaskiwin RCMP wish to remind and encourage the public to contact them if they see something they believe to be suspicious.

Wetaskiwin RCMP



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