Innisfail RCMP traffic stop leads to guns, drugs seizure

Edmonton man facing 19 charges

A routine Innisfail RCMP traffic stop led police to a suspect wanted on warrants, drugs, ammunition and a handgun.

Police said officers were on patrol in the town about 11 p.m. on Halloween when they stopped a vehicle downtown. It turned out the driver was wanted on outstanding warrants from the Edmonton Police Service.

The driver was arrested and a vehicle search turned up 1.1 ounces of fentanyl, 1.3 ounces of cocaine, five grams of methamphetamine, cash, shotgun ammunition and a stolen .357-calibre Magnum handgun.

A 38-year-old Edmonton man has been charged with three drug trafficking-related charges, 10 weapons-related charges, five counts of breaching release conditions and possession of stolen property.

The suspect remains in custody and is due in Red Deer provincial court on Nov. 10.

Innisfail RCMP remain committed to reducing illegal drug activity to promote safety and security in the community.

Anyone with information regarding illegal drug activity or any other crime, can contact the Innisfail RCMP detachment at 403-227-3341 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.P3Tips.com.



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