Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – Dec. 21, 2022, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Traffic/ Crime Reduction Unit (T/CRU) with the assistance of the Fort Saskatchewan General Investigation Section (GIS) executed a search warrant on a local residence following a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) investigation in the area of Fort Saskatchewan.
A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of approximately 80 grams of cocaine, 4 grams of methamphetamines, 8 grams of psilocybin, drug paraphernalia along with Canadian currency and several digital scales.
Kerwin Beier (52), of Fort Saskatchewan has been charged with the following offences:
Trafficking in a controlled substance – Cocaine (x2), Section 5(1) of the CDSA
Possession of a schedule I substance for the purposes of trafficking – Cocaine, Section 5(2) of the CDSA
Possession of a schedule I substance – Methamphetamine, Section 4(1) of the CDSA
Possession of a schedule III substance – Psilocybin, Section 4(1) of the CDSA
Possession of property obtained by crime – Section 354(1)(a) of the Criminal Code
Following a judicial hearing, Beier was released on conditions to appear in Fort Saskatchewan provincial court on Jan. 29, 2023.
The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime, including trafficking of illegal drugs.
Anyone with information about, or who suspects illegal drug activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. Information can also be provided anonymously through 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.
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