August 2019 RCMP News Archive

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Red Deer RCMP lay drug charges

August 2, 2019 3:14 PM
An investigation by the Red Deer RCMP led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of drugs, cash and weapons.

An investigation by the Red Deer RCMP led to the arrest of one man and the seizure of drugs, cash and weapons.

Between April and July, 2019, police conducted an investigation into a drug operation in the Red Deer area. On July 22, search warrants were executed at two Red Deer residences and one vehicle. As a result of the search warrants, police seized:

  • 82.1 grams of methamphetamine
  • 497.7 grams of cocaine
  • One firearm
  • Ammunition
  • $10,660 cash

As a result of the investigation, Blaise Domstad (33) of Red Deer was charged with two Controlled Drugs and Substances Act offences and six Criminal Code offences, including:

  • Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2)
  • Possession of a firearm with a tampered serial number
  • Possession of stolen property over $5,000
  • Possession of a restricted/prohibited firearm with ammunition without licence/registration
  • Possession of weapon for dangerous purpose
  • Unauthorized possession of firearm/prohibited weapon
  • Weapons possession contrary to order

Domstad was released on bail and will appear in provincial court in Red Deer on August 15, 2019.

Media Contact:
Red Deer RCMP
403-391-4034

File # 2019752843

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