Grande Prairie RCMP traffic stop leads to drug seizure and charges

first_imgBoth Derksen and Gross were held for a Judicial Interim Release (JIR) Hearing. Derksen was remanded into custody and appeared in court on December 9, while Gross was released on her own recognizance and was to appear on December 11. The RCMP encourages the public to report any suspicious activity or crime. Please contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) Jesse Derksen (25) of Grande Prairie has been charged with the following: 15 grams of methamphetamine2 grams of fentanylbrass knuckles and two knivesapprox. $500 cash – Advertisement -A search of the vehicle led police to locate and seize the following: Shayanne Gross (20) of Grande Prairie, has been charged with Obstructing a peace officer.Advertisement GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB – RCMP have laid drug trafficking charges, following a vehicle stop in Clairmont.  On December 5, 2019, Grande Prairie Rural RCMP were making patrols in an area identified as a hot-spot for criminal activity. After noting a suspicious vehicle, police conducted a traffic stop. Possession for the purpose of trafficking x2Possession of ammunition contrary to orderFail to comply x5Drive motor vehicle while unauthorizedOperate a motor vehicle without insurance The Grande Prairie RCMP is committed to ensuring the safety and security of the community and will continue to use intelligence-led strategies to identify and target criminal activity. Investigation revealed the male driver was in breach of conditions previously set by the courts.  Both the driver and the female passenger were arrested by police. Police noted items known to be associated with drug trafficking. last_img

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