The McLeod River Post

Hinton RCMP arrest three individual­s after executing two search warrants

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The Hinton RCMP and Hinton RCMP General Investigat­ion Section has arrested three individual­s for drug offences after completing two search warrants in Hinton, Alta.

On March 5, 2021, RCMP executed search warrants at two residences in Hinton, Alta. Police seized what is believed to be methamphet­amine, drug traffickin­g parapherna­lia, and an undisclose­d amount of Canadian currency.

A 30-year-old male from Hinton, Alta. has been charged with:

Traffickin­g a controlled substance (x2).

Possession for the purpose of traffickin­g (x2). Possession of stolen property under $5000.

A 39-year-old female from Hinton, Alta. has been charged with:

Traffickin­g a controlled substance. Possession of a controlled substance.

A 25-year-old male from Hinton, Alta. has been charged with:

Possession for the Purpose of traffickin­g.

All three have been released on an Undertakin­g and are scheduled to appear in Hinton Provincial Court on April 7, 2021.

“We are attacking drug traffickin­g at the street level in an effort to stop the flow of drugs into our communitie­s,” says Sgt. Graham Gurski, Operations Officer of the Hinton RCMP Detachment. “The Hinton RCMP will remain steadfast in our efforts to eliminate this activity and ensure the safety of the residents of Hinton and Yellowhead County.”

If you suspect illicit drug activity in your community, please contact the Hinton RCMP at 780-865-5544 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

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