Dug Bust

February 5, 2017

Grande Prairie RCMP: Drugs and Canadian Currency Seized in Search Warrant

Grande Prairie, Alberta: On Sunday January 26th, 2017 the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit with assistance of the Grande Prairie General Investigation Section and Grande Prairie General Duty members, executed a search warrant on a residence in the city which resulted in the seizure of drugs and Canadian currency. Three people were taken into custody as a result of the search warrant.

As a result of the search warrant, police seized quantities of cocaine, methamphetamine, marijuana and cash.

Tammy COLLINS, 39 years old and Dylan STRATTON, 23 years old of Grande Prairie, Alberta have been charged with:

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA)
  • Possession of methamphetamine (CDSA)
  • Possession of marijuana (CDSA)
  • Possession of property obtained by crimeunder the Criminal Code

Scott KESSLAR, 28 years old of Grande Prairie, Alberta has been charged with:

  • Possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking (CDSA)
  • Possession of property obtained by crime under the Criminal Code

All three accused have been released from custody and are to appear in court on March 15, 2017.

If you have any information, which you believe may assist police in their investigation, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at (780) 830-5701. Should you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1.800.222.8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crimes Stoppers, www.crimestoppers.ab.ca, for instructions).  You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), the recovery of stolen property, and/or a seizure of illicit drugs, you may be eligible for a cash reward.


Media Contact:

Cpl. Shawn Graham

NCO i/c Community Policing

RCMP Grande Prairie Detachment

(780) 933-9822


Pros# 201764075


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