Drug Bust

January 17, 2017

For Immediate Release

January 16, 2016

Grande Prairie RCMP Make Arrest Following Traffic Stop

Grande Prairie, Alberta: On Friday, January 13th 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit conducted a vehicle stop in the Prairie Mall parking lot for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, police detected an odour of marihuana coming from inside the vehicle.

 

During a search of the vehicle, police located and seized the following:
– 34 bags of cocaine; – 14 grams of cocaine;

– 26 grams of cannabis marihuana – 2 cell phones – $4,410 cash

 

Aaron Albert Bertrand, 22, of Grande Prairie has been charged with the following:

– Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking; – Possession of Marihuana; – Possession of Proceeds of Crime less than $5000

 

Bertrand was released on cash bail to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on February 1, 2017.

 

 

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Cst. Michelle Mosher

RCMP Grande Prairie Detachment

W: 780-830-5708

 

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