Southern Alberta District RCMP Crime Reduction Unit lay drug trafficking charges

October 21, 2020
Linden, Alberta

News release

Sept. 30, 2020, the Southern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (SAD CRU) entered into an investigation into the trafficking of illegal drugs in the town of Linden.

As a result of the investigation a 38-year-old female was arrested in the village of Rosedale. She was found to be in possession of what is believed to be 5.2 grams of cocaine, 28.8 grams of fentanyl, 20 grams of Crystal meth and 11 grams of MDMA (Ecstasy) and has been charged with four counts of trafficking under the CDSA. At the time of her arrest, a warrant had been issued for failing to appear on trafficking charges from another incident.

She remains in custody and will next be appearing on Oct. 23, 2020 in Drumheller Provincial Court.

On the same date, the 38-year-old female's common law partner a 41-year-old male of Linden was arrested in the town of Acme and found in possession of what is believed to be Crystal Meth and Fentanyl. He was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear on charges for possession for the purpose of trafficking from a previous incident, and is facing additional charges of resisting arrest, possession of methamphetamine, and possession of fentanyl.

After a judicial hearing, the 41-year-old male was released on $500.00 cash bail and will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial Court on Nov. 13, 2020.

The Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit would like to thank local residents for their incredible support both in providing information on illegal activity in their communities, and allowing investigators to utilize rural properties during investigations.

If you suspect criminal activity in your community, please contact your local RCMP detachment or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


Contact information

Cpl. Tammy Keibel
Media Relations Officer
RCMP - Southern Alberta District

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