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.