Traffic stop on the Blood Reserve (full)

BLOOD TRIBE POLICE SERVICE
BOX 300
STANDOFF, ALBERTA
T0L 1Y0

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION: May 27, 2016

On May 26th, 2016, the Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) of the Blood Tribe Police Service conducted a traffic stop on the Blood reserve. As a result of the traffic stop enough evidence was present to arrest the occupants of the vehicle and search the vehicle and persons. Police located Canadian Currency, Fentanyl pills and cocaine in the vehicle. Two occupants in the vehicle were charged with offences related to drug trafficking. Both occupants were later released with conditions to attend court in Cardston Provincial court and not to attend the town site in Standoff.

Seized:

  • 21 grams of suspected crack cocaine (Street Value in Standoff of $2100)
  • 20 Fentanyl pills (Street value $1000)

Tia Lynn BLOOD- DOB: 1988/01/17 of Standoff, Alberta, Amber Jean DAY CHIEF - DOB: 1989/01/27 of Lethbridge, Alberta; were charged with the following:

  • Possession of proceeds obtained by a crime under $5000
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl

Anyone with information about this matter or any other matter, is asked to contact the Blood Tribe Police Service at 403-737-3800 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Crime Stoppers 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 you provide information to crime stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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Contact:
Sergeant Jason Colon
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403-737-8800



Approved:
H.L. (Lee) Boyd, BPA
Chief of Police

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