On July 15, 2021, members of the Cochrane Crime Reduction Unit stopped a vehicle at the Centex Gas Bar on the Stoney Nakoda First Nation. As a result of observations made by the officers, all four occupants of the vehicle were arrested.
A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed 25.4 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, 4.6 grams of suspected Fentanyl and a significant amount of Canadian currency.
A 53-year-old male and a 46-year-old female both from Stoney Nakoda First Nation have been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. Both have been released on bail with conditions. Their next court date is on August 3, 2021, in Cochrane.
If you have any information on drug trafficking in the Cochrane and Stoney Nakoda area, please contact the Cochrane RCMP at 403-932-2211 or your local police. If you want 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.