Airdrie man charged with drug trafficking in Red Deer
By: Matt Durnan
| Posted: Thursday, May 15, 2014 10:43 am
An Airdrie man was arrested and charged in Red Deer on May 6 when he was caught with a significant amount of drugs.
At 8 p.m. on May 6, Red Deer RCMP Street Team arrested 21-year-old Brandon James Webb of Airdrie and seized significant amounts of cocaine, methamphetamine, MDMA and cash.
Webb has been charged with three counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, and one count of possession of proceeds obtained by crime under $5,000 under the Criminal Code.
He made his first court appearance on May 8 at the Alberta Provincial Court in Red Deer and is scheduled to appear again on May 28.
Airdrie RCMP is asking the public for assistance to identify a suspect in a robbery from a 7-Eleven Convenience Store off of Yankee Valley Boulevard.
On May 14 at approximately 4 a.m., a man entered the 7-Eleven Convenience Store on Luxstone Blvd. and demanded money from the store employee.
The man said he would harm the employee if he did not comply.
After the employee had emptied the register, the man left the 7-Eleven in a waiting vehicle with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The employee immediately notified RCMP. No one was injured in the incident.
The suspect is described as;
· Tattoos on both left and right arms
· Wearing a red baggy T-shirt, blue jeans, a white hat and a red bandanna around his neck
The suspect was believed to have left in a silver sedan of unknown make and model.
If you have information on this incident, call the Airdrie RCMP at 403-945-7267 or Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com