National Prescription Drug Drop-Off day (full)

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

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION: May 18, 2016

RE: National Prescription Drug Drop-Off day.

This initiative, led nationally by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police, and provincially by the Alberta Association of Chiefs of Police will help communities keep these drugs out of the hands of those who should not have them. The misuse and abuse of prescription medications has become a public safety issue for communities and police services across the country. The abuse of prescription medications can lead to incidents of overdose and in some cases, death.

Blood Tribe Police Service in partnership with Blood Tribe Prescription Drug Project will be Hosting Medication take back week from May 24th to May 27th, 2016.

Blood Tribe Police Service and Blood Tribe Prescription Drug Project will be going house to house in Moses Lake and Lavern on Tuesday May 24th, 2016 collecting unused or expired prescriptions.

Blood Tribe Police Service and Blood Tribe Prescription Drug Project will be going house to house in Standoff on Wednesday May 25th, 2016

On Thursday May 26th, 2016 there will be presentations at each of the schools on the Blood Reserve.

On Friday May 27th, 2016 an information session with a pharmacist will take place at the Blood Tribe Administration Building in the Tipi Room from 10:00am to 1:00 pm which will be followed by a BBQ. Everyone is welcome to attend these events.

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Contact:
Sergeant Jason Colon
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403-737-8800



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

BTPS and Cardston RCMP executed a Search Warrant in Moses Lake (Full)

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

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION: April 29, 2016

On April 28th, 2016, the Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) of the Blood Tribe Police Service and the Cardston RCMP executed a Search Warrant pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) in the community of Moses Lake, on the Blood Reserve Alberta. Five Individuals, two adults and three youths were arrested and charged. The search resulted in the seizure of approximately 7 ounces of marijuana with a street value of approximately $2000 and $1131 in Canadian Currency.

The two adults charged are:

Cyles CHIEF BODY DOB: 1995/12/18
Released to appear in court on May 30th in Cardston Provincial Court.
Possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking
Possession of proceeds obtained by a crime

Vaughn OKA DOB: 1992/11/01
Released to appear in court on May 30th in Cardston Provincial Court.
Possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking
Possession of proceeds obtained by a crime

The three youth (who cannot be identified due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act) were charged with possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking and possession of proceeds obtained by a crime and will appear in youth court in Cardston Alberta.

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:
K.L. Melting Tallow
Deputy Chief of Police

BTPS and Cardston RCMP executed a Search Warrant in Moses Lake

On April 28th, 2016, the Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) of the Blood Tribe Police Service and the Cardston RCMP executed a Search Warrant pursuant to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) in the community of Moses Lake, on the Blood Reserve Alberta. Five Individuals, two adults and three youths were arrested and charged. The search resulted in the seizure of approximately 7 ounces of marijuana with a street value of approximately $2000 and $1131 in Canadian Currency.

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Crime Reduction Unit Call for service at a residence (Full)

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

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION: April 20, 2016

On April 19th, 2016, the Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) of the Blood Tribe Police Service responded to a call for service at a residence in the community of Standoff, AB. An investigation at the residence lead to the arrest of 3 individuals and the seizure of a significant amount of illicit drugs and cash. All three were charged with offences related to drug trafficking. Two individuals were released with conditions, while one was remanded in custody.


Seized:

  • 3 ounces of suspected crack cocaine (Street Value in Standoff of $4000)
  • 16 fentanyl pills (Street value $800)
  • Bear Mace, Brass Knuckles, Machete
  • Canadian currency ($1240)
  • Small amount of marijuana




1. Accused: Bradley Jay ROASTING of Calgary, AB




Remanded to appear April 22, 2016 @ Lethbridge Provincial Court Charges:
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine;
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl;
Possession of proceeds of crime;
Possession of Marijuana;
Possession of a weapon;
Possession of a prohibited device.




2. Accused: Nona Marie WELLS of Standoff, AB




Released on recognizance to appear May 9, 2016 @ Cardston Provincial Court Charges:
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine;
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl;
Possession of Marijuana.




3. Accused: Katrina Annaleise BERTSCH of Calgary, AB




Released on recognizance to appear May 9, 2016 @ Cardston Provincial Court Charges:
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine;
Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl;
Possession of Marijuana.




Nona WELLS and Katrina BERTSCH were released with conditions not to attend the Blood Reserve.

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
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
403-737-8800

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

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