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Wetaskiwin RCMP execute search warrant; illegal drugs seized

Two Wetaskiwin residents have been charged with possession and trafficking of Methamphetamine.

Wetaskiwin RCMP initiated an investigation on the evening of Feb. 8, 2021, under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

During a traffic stop of a vehicle in Wetaskiwin County, two individuals were found to be in possession of Methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia. In addition to the traffic stop a Warrant to Search was executed at a residence in the City of Wetaskiwin.

At the searched residence, a significant amount of Methamphetamine was located and seized.

As a result of the investigation two individuals are facing the following charges:

Patrick Michael Mcauley, 37, of Wetaskiwin has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking Methamphetamine.

Cassandra Ann Smith, 30, of Wetaskiwin has been charged with:

• Possession for the purpose of trafficking Methamphetamine;

• Possession of Methamphetamine;

• And possession of stolen property under $5,000.

Both Mcauley and Smith were brought before a justice of the peace on this matter. Mcayley was released on a $1,000 promise to pay the release order and is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin provincial court on March 11, 2021. Smith was released on a $2,000 promise to pay the release order and is scheduled to appear in Wetaskiwin provincial court on March 11, 2021.

Wetaskiwin RCMP encourage the public to contact them if the see anything they believe to be suspicious.

If anyone has information regarding these suspects, they are asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP Detachment at 780-312-7267 or their 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.”



shaela.dansereau@pipestoneflyer.ca

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