Four Central Albertans facing drug, weapons charges

Drug and weapons charges have been laid against four people from Red Deer and Rimbey by Innisfail RCMP.

Drug and weapons charges have been laid against four people from Red Deer and Rimbey by Innisfail RCMP.

Cpl. Don Morris of the Innisfail detachment said an officer pulled a car over on Friday after complaints of an erratic driver. The officer discovered that its driver did not have a licence and then found a prohibited weapon in the driver’s side door handle.

Further searching uncovered a set of brass knuckles, a collapsible baton and three knives.

A quantity of drugs was also seized, including more than 500 grams of marijuana, 400 gm of cannabis resin, 70 gm of crack cocaine, 22 grams of crystal methamphetamine, a small container of heroin and a container of Tylenol 3 pills.

Charges have been laid against all four people in the vehicle, including two adults from Red Deer, and an adult and a teenager from Rimbey.