UPDATE: On June 3, Manson was arrested by Ponoka RCMP following a traffic stop of a suspicious vehicle that turned up what police are calling "a significant amount of drugs."
An officer conducted the traffic stop at Range Road 240 and Highway 53 at about 1:30 Sunday morning. Drugs seized from the vehicle include fentanyl, oxycodone, hydromorphone, heroin and other opioids.
Manson faces nine new charges, including seven charges relating to drug trafficking. She remains in custody and is to appear in Wetaskiwin court via CCTV on June 5.
A Red Deer woman faces drug trafficking charges after being arrested in Lacombe.
During a routine traffic stop on May 20, police seized about $3,000 worth of illegal drugs including fentanyl, GHB, heroin, cocaine, oxycontin and percocet.
Kelly Dawn Manson, 30, has been charged with seven counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, and one count each of possession of a dangerous weapon and possession of property obtained by crime.
Manson was released on recognizance with her next court date scheduled for June 7 in Red Deer.
Lacombe Police Service says they’ve seen an increase in stolen vehicle reports in the last few weeks of May. They remind the public not to leave your keys in your vehicles and to make sure to lock the vehicle doors. If you own an older model vehicle without electronic security features, we recommend using steering wheel locking devices or have an electronic security device installed.
“We also encourage everyone to call in any suspicious activity day or night as we offer 24 hrs service, 7 days a week” states Constable Carl Matthews, Community Liaison Officer for the Lacombe Police Service.
Red Deer's fire ban still in effect
City officials are reminding residents a previously issued fire ban is still in effect for The City...
READ MORE +
Trudeau formally announces he'll run again in next year's election
MONTREAL — Justin Trudeau will run again in the 2019 federal election. The Liberal leader ...
READ MORE +
All eyes on Andrew Scheer as Conservative convention set for Halifax
OTTAWA — After a week of internal caucus squabbles, Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer will try to...
READ MORE +
Join the Discussion
We are happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules: Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. See full commenting rules.