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Two charged with drug offences after traffic stop

Two people face several charges after drugs and weapons were seized during a routine traffic stop on Howarth Street last week.

Red Deer RCMP said an officer initiated a traffic stop on Howarth Street around 4 a.m. on Jan. 23.

Police allege the male driver did not have a driver’s licence and the female passenger was in possession of cocaine and bear spray.

Police searched the vehicle and say they found various weapons including a firearm.

Logan Mitchell, 18, of Penhold is charged with possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of firearm in motor vehicle and obstructing peace officer. He will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Wednesday.

Tracey Mountain, 30, of Kehewin, a community near Cold Lake, faces several charges: possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, carrying a concealed weapon, possession of cocaine and failure to comply with conditions of release. She will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Tuesday.

 
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