Drug arrest made in Lacombe

Court appearance set for Friday in Red Deer

A Calgary man was charged with drug possession after Lacombe Police Service found him asleep in a vehicle early Monday morning.

Police said at about 2 a.m. officers saw a suspicious vehicle parked in the 5100 block of 51st Street. The male driver, who was asleep inside, was wanted on outstanding warrants and bound by several court-imposed conditions.

During the arrest police seized 5.61 grams of crystal methamphetamine, 9.87 grams of fentanyl and 2.85 grams of crack cocaine.

A 58-year-old man was charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance, three counts of failing to comply with release conditions, and possession of a weapon dangerous to the public.

He was remanded into custody and scheduled to appear in Red Deer provincial court on Friday.

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