Traffic Stop Results in Seizure of Illicit Drugs

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On April 5, 2018 members of the Blood Tribe Police Service Crime Reduction Unit and the Community Policing Division conducted a traffic stop on the Blood Reserve, which resulted in the arrest of 2 from Calgary and the seizure of illicit drugs.

46 year old man, Jaret Mcphee and 43 year old woman, Lorena Hastings, both from Calgary have been charged with multiple offences which include: possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a weapon and trespass on the Blood Indian Reserve.

Police seized 7 grams of methaphetamine, 3 grams of carfentanil, fentanyl and a machete.

Mcphee and Hastings have been remanded into custody after a bail hearing was conducted and are scheduled to appear in Cardston Provincial Court on April 9, 2018.

Anyone with information about this matter or any other matter, is asked to contact the Blood Tribe Police Service at 403-737-3800 or the Crime Reduction Unit at 403-737-8808 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information that leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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