Tuesday, 12 June 2018 09:55

Strathmore RCMP traffic stop results in cocaine seizure, Brooks man arrested

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On June 9, Strathmore RCMP responded to a complaint of an erratic driver on Highway #1. 

 

The vehicle and driver were located as it entered Strathmore town limits, and RCMP initiated a traffic stop.  The driver was arrested without incident.  Following his arrest, approximately 250 grams of cocaine was located in the vehicle and seized.

An investigation into the sobriety of the driver resulted in numerous charges being laid against 25-year-old Yonas Negussie of Brooks, including impaired driving by drug, breach of conditions, and possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Negussie remains in custody and is scheduled to appear in court on June 19, 2018.

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