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
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403-737-8800

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

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