Major drug seizure east of Medicine Hat on Highway # 1
On May 3rd, Redcliff RCMP members initiated a traffic stop on an East bound Vehicle traveling on the Trans Canada highway just east of Medicine Hat. Upon speaking with the driver, RCMP members detected several signs of criminal activity.
Through a co-investigation with Redcliff Roving Traffic unit, police located and seized 60 lbs of Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms) and 6 1/2 lbs of raw marijuana.
In total, 27,240 doses of Psilocybin and 8,853 doses of marijuana were removed from circulation.
Ryan Rempel, 29, of Regina has been charged with two counts of Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and made his first appearance in Provincial Court on May 4th in Medicine Hat.
Thursday, 06 May 2010 04:20