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Monday, 21 May 2012 22:34

Swift Current RCMP stop vehicle carrying 54 lbs of marijuana

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On May 19th members of Swift Current Traffic Services stopped a vehicle for speeding eastbound on Highway 1 near Swift Current.


After the traffic stop was concluded the members became suspicious that the vehicle's operators may be transporting a controlled substance. The vehicle was searched and approximately 54 lbs of cannabis marihuana was located inside the vehicle.

Charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act is 45 year old Robert James Bruce Peterson of Victoria, British Columbia. Peterson will make his first court appearance on July 25th in Swift
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