Lloydminster, Alberta – In May 2023, Lloydminster RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) began an investigation into drug trafficking within the Lloydminster area. As a result of the investigation, on May 29, 2023, Lloydminster GIS conducted a traffic stop resulting in the seizure of:
· 47 grams of suspected Methamphetamine
· Brass knuckles
· A handgun style BB gun
· A digital scale, various drug paraphernalia items
As a result of the traffic stop, a warrant was issued to search a near by residence under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act where RCMP found further evidence of drug trafficking.
As a result of the investigation, RCMP have charged 42-year-old Christopher Ironstand, a resident of Lloydminster with:
· Possession for the purpose of trafficking
· Possession of prohibited weapon
Ironstand was released with his next court appearance set for August 15, 2023, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Lloydminster Alberta.
“Those who produce and traffic illicit drugs destroy lives, homes and communities. The RCMP remains fully committed to enforcing laws against illicit drugs to their fullest extent, “say Cpl. Christopher Byford of the Lloydminster RCMP.
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