Red Deer RCMP - Seizure Of Illegal Cigarettes Leads To Drugs And Cash

A 43 year old male from Red Deer has been arrested and charges are pending after RCMP were tipped off about a person selling illegal cigarettes at a Red Deer business.

Red Deer, Alberta ~ A Red Deer man is facing charges of possession for the purposes of trafficking after RCMP made an arrest last week.

Police were tipped off about a person selling illegal cigarettes at a Red Deer business. A 43 year old male from Red Deer was arrested on July 15, 2020 and remains in police custody with charges pending. The individual was found to be in possession of:

·         30,615 illegal cigarettes

·         10 grams of hash

·         Three grams of cocaine

·         $3306 in cash believed to be from the proceeds of crime

·         Documents related to trafficking contraband

Red Deer RCMP General Investigation Unit thanks the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission and the Calgary Police Service who assisted with this investigation.

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