High River, Alberta – High River RCMP execute Search Warrant leading to arrest and drug trafficking charges
On Wednesday March 27th, High River RCMP received multiple calls of a dangerous driver travelling westbound on Secondary Highway 543 from High River.
Turner Valley RCMP were able to intercept the vehicle and the driver was subsequently arrested roadside. A search incidental to arrest provided evidence related to an ongoing High River RCMP drug investigation.
High River RCMP later executed a Search Warrant on a residence in High River and seized various quantities of methamphetemine, and a large variety of controlled prescription medications.
Lynda-Lou Craigie, 65, of High River was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking, as well as 6 additional charges of being in Possession of a Controlled Substance. The investigation is continuing.
High River RCMP held Craigie for a Bail Hearing and she was subsequently released by a Justice of the Peace on a $1000 no cash Recognizance with conditions.
Police are encouraging any members of the public who have information on this or any other crime to contact the High River R.C.M.P. detachment at 403-652-2357. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers and if your information leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property and/or the seizure of illicit drugs you may be eligible for a cash reward.