GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – Charges have been laid against a Fort McMurray man for drug trafficking, following a vehicle stop in Grande Prairie.
According to RCMP, on Sunday evening, October 18, at 6:00 p.m., officers were conducting patrols when they observed a suspicious truck in the area of 97a Street and 100 Avenue.
It was then determined through their investigation that the license plate did not match the truck and subsequently conducted a traffic stop.
Upon further investigation police also learned that the driver did not have a valid driver’s license and had outstanding warrants for his arrest.
During a search of the truck police located 47.29 grams of bluish/purple fentanyl, 53 grams of methamphetamine, and $1,655 in Canadian currency.
The 56-year-old male driver from Fort McMurray was charged with:
The man is currently in custody awaiting a judicial interim release hearing.
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