Two Maskwacis women charged after crack cocaine seized on reserve

Maskwacis RCMP traffic stop results in cocaine seizure

Two Maskwacis women have been charged with drug offenses after a traffic stop in the townsite stated RCMP.

Maskwacis RCMP spokesperson Cst. Morgan Kyle stated in a Jan. 25 press release, “On January 23, 2019 as a result of an ongoing investigation, Maskwacis RCMP Community Response Unit initiated a traffic stop which resulted in the seizure of 23 grams of crack cocaine and $2,400 cash.

“Rebecca Wahkeenew, 35, of Maskwacis, Alta was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Schedule I: Cocaine and Failure to comply with condition of undertaking or recognizance.

“Carolyn Firingstoney, 32, of Maskwacis, Alta was charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking – Schedule I: Cocaine.

“The RCMP would like to encourage the public to report any suspicious activity in their community to reduce crime and contribute to safer homes and safer communities.

“If anyone has information regarding this incident, they are asked to contact the Maskwacis RCMP at (780) 585-4600 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.”

Stu.salkeld@pipestoneflyer.ca

Just Posted

Ponoka County resident wants $62,000 in lease revenue

County approves revenue to landowner going forward, legal review to look at retroactive funds

Bashaw peewee club’s season comes to an abrupt end

Players decide not to go into playoffs without one of their teammates

Ponoka man attacked by dogs issues plea to town council

Troubles with bylaw and handling of court case prompts presentation to council

Ponoka County receives letter of intent related to livestock operations

The Ponoka Right to Farm Society intends to submit claim through Court of Queens Bench

‘Riya was a dreamer’: Mother of slain 11-year-old Ontario girl heartbroken

Her father, Roopesh Rajkumar, 41, was arrested some 130 kilometres away

Ontario man accused of killing 11-year-old daughter dies in hospital, police say

Roopesh Rajkumar had been hospitalized with what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound

Manitoba ‘pauses’ link with ex-B.C. premier Gordon Campbell after allegations

Campbell had been hired to review two major hydro projects

Heritage minute features Japanese-Canadian baseball team, internment

The Vancouver Asahi baseball team won various championships across the Pacific Northwest

Hee-Won Son takes home gold in 500m Female Short Track Speed Skating

Team Alberta sits in second place overall at the Canada Winter Games

Shots fired in Maskwacis home invasion

Maskwacis RCMP are searching for three suspects in a home invasion (with photos)

CRTC report finds ‘misleading, aggressive’ sales tactics used by telecom industry

Report recommends measures to make a fairer situation for consumers

Crude-by-rail shipments set new record in December despite lower price discounts

Canada exported nearly 354,000 barrels per day of oil, up seven per cent from November

Do you live with your partner? More and more Canadians don’t

Statistics Canada shows fewer couples live together than did a decade ago

Most Read