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RCMP Olds – Drug Arrest

On February 1st, 2015, Members of Olds RCMP responded to a complaint of a possible party in a room of the Siesta Motel. Police were informed that there may be drugs, liquor and minors present in the hotel room.

Police attended the Motel to find that Room 110 was occupied by two adult males and a 17 year old female. Further investigation revealed that the room contained significant amounts of Marihuana, Oxycodone, Cocaine, as well as the paraphernalia used for both the use and distribution of illicit drugs. All three people that were staying in the room were arrested and taken into Custody.

As a result of this investigation, Police have charged 26 year old Eric BECKER of Olds with 7 Criminal offenses ranging from Possession for the purpose of Trafficking, possession of controlled substances and Failing to Comply with a Recognizance order.

Charges are also pending against a 19 year old male from Olds. The pending 5 charges are also for Possession for the purpose of Trafficking, possession of controlled substances and Failing to Comply with an Undertaking. His identity will not be released until such time as the charges are laid and sworn.

The 17 year old female was also arrested however she was released without charge to the custody of her parents.

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