Drug trial set for next spring

A Red Deer man accused of trafficking pot and steroids goes to trial in the spring of 2013. Travis Stewart, 23, was arrested on April 29, 2011, by a police officer observing what appeared to be a drug transaction taking place inside a vehicle parked downtown at about 9 p.m.

A Red Deer man accused of trafficking pot and steroids goes to trial in the spring of 2013.

Travis Stewart, 23, was arrested on April 29, 2011, by a police officer observing what appeared to be a drug transaction taking place inside a vehicle parked downtown at about 9 p.m.

Investigators allege that open liquor was found inside the vehicle, along with an undisclosed quantity of marijuana and anabolic steroids.

Stewart was charged with possession of marijuana for trafficking, production of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

Charges were not laid against the man alleged to have been in the vehicle with him.

Stewart is to be tried by judge alone in Red Deer Court of Queen’s Bench on April 9 and 10, 2013.

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