Stolen Alberta truck and drugs lead to arrest of Trail couple

A suspicious vehicle was stopped in Greenwood on Wednesday after trying to evade Midway RCMP by heading up Deadwood Road.

If you are going to be transporting large amounts of drugs there are smarter ways to do it than by using a stolen vehicle.

Midway RCMP told The Times that when they observed a suspicious vehicle traveling through Greenwood at about 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May1 the vehicle attempted to evade them by heading up Deadwood Road.

When Midway RCMP got the vehicle stopped it was determined that it had been stolen out of Calgary a month earlier and a couple from Trail were placed under arrest.

According to Sgt. Kevin Christensen of the Midway Detachment, a subsequent search of the vehicle located a substantial amount of cocaine and ecstasy powder.   Charges of Possession of stolen property, driving while prohibited, and possession for the purpose of trafficking are being sought.


Another break and enter in the Greenwood area was reported to police on Wednesday, May1.

Christensen told The Times that several tools as well as a home surveillance system were stolen. The break and enter occurred sometime during the preceeding10 days.


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