Jail guard faces drug charges

A jail guard in southern Alberta faces drug charges following an investigation that turned up marijuana and $1,000 in cash.

MEDICINE HAT — A jail guard in southern Alberta faces drug charges following an investigation that turned up marijuana and $1,000 in cash.

Police say Ricki Raymond Fehr, who is 24, was arrested at the Medicine Hat Remand Centre last week. Officers were investigating allegations that someone was bringing marijuana to inmates.

Fehr has been charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds of crime.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 3.

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