Fort Saskatchewan RCMP lay drug and weapons charges following traffic stop

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – On March 6, 2023, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP were conducting patrols in the Westpark neighborhood of Fort Saskatchewan and stopped a vehicle for a traffic related offence. As a result of the stop, Fort Saskatchewan RCMP entered into a drug trafficking investigation where a replica firearm, 31 grams of suspected methamphetamine, and 15 grams of suspected fentanyl were seized.

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Justin Cliff Leschuk (38), a resident of Fort Saskatchewan, has been charged with:

Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Drive while suspended

Leschuk was released from custody following a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and will be appearing in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on March 30th, 2023.

Fort Saskatchewan RCMP

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