A Sherwood Park man is facing several charges after being stopped by the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP.
According to an RCMP news release, “On July 3, at 1250 a.m., while conducting pro-active patrols on Highway 45, members of the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP conducted a vehicle stop.”
RCMP members entered into an investigation and the vehicle occupants were subsequently taken into custody.
Police say a search incidental to arrest was completed and the following items were seized:
- SKS Rifle, Ammunition,
- Knives, Bear Spray,
- Suspected Methamphetamine and
- Quantities of Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB.) Which is also goes by the street name of “Date rape drug”
As a result of the investigation, the female passenger from Sherwood Park was released from custody without charge.
Curtis Strong, 29, of Sherwood Park, received violation tickets under the Rules of the Road and Gaming and Liquor act. He is also facing charges under the criminal code, including:
· Possession of a Controlled Substance
· Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
· Unsafe Storage of a Firearm
Strong was released from custody on conditions following a Judicial Hearing and is set to appear in Fort Saskatchewan Provincial Court on August 20.