Wetaskiwin RCMP arrest two in Drug Trafficking Investigation

  • Feb. 16, 2011 6:00 p.m.

Pipestone Flyer

Vol 15. Issue 7, Leduc – Wetaskiwin Pipestone Flyer

On Sunday, February 6, 2100, at approximately 2:45 pm, RCMP observed what they believed to be a drug transaction take place in the area of 51 St. and 50 Ave., in Wetaskiwin. RCMP officers arrested both the seller and the buyer for trafficking as well as possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substance Act. Further investigation revealed that the arrested female was using her vehicle to commit the Crime of Trafficking. Ten grams of cocaine and a Cadillac

Escalade were seized as a result of the illegal transaction that took place.

Cindy Anne HOWSE, age 49 of Wetaskiwin has been charged with Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking and Possession of Property obtained by a crime. Adrien SOLGI, age 44 has been charged with Possession of Cocaine. 

"This is an excellent example of how our members are on the lookout for suspicious activity throughout Wetaskiwin," says S/Sgt. Gary Rhodes. "In this case we had reasonable  grounds to believe a drug deal took place and acted accordingly."