Athabasca RCMP investigation results in drug seizure in the community of Calling Lake, Alberta

Athabasca, Alberta – On Dec. 15, 2021, Athabasca RCMP Detachment and Athabasca RCMP Traffic Services Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the community of Calling Lake, Alta.

The search resulted in a seizure of: 44 grams of methamphetamine, 201 various prescription pills, a variety of drug paraphernalia items and 700 dollars in gift cards/ Canadian currency.

Leslie Troy Bigstone (41) of Calling Lake has been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking. Two additional people were also arrested on outstanding warrants.

(File Photo) Methamphetamine

“People are fed up with how the illegal drug trade has been impacting our communities with such devastating consequences,” says Staff Sergeant Mark Hall, Detachment Commander Athabasca RCMP. “Investigations where police can take dangerous drugs out of the hands of criminals saves lives.”

Athabasca RCMP

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