Rimbey residents face drug and weapon charges

Charges laid

Rimbey RCMP and the Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit team up to make arrests

Rimbey, Alberta – The RCMP in Rimbey identified some target offenders to the Wetaskiwin Crime Reduction Unit who were conducting patrols in Rimbey as part of their ongoing crime reduction strategy.

On August 2, a male and female were arrested after being observed to conduct activities that were consistent with drug trafficking activity. Following their arrest, a subsequent search of their vehicle yielded a quantity of drugs and cash.

28-year-old Todd Orrin Adams, of Rimbey has been charged with two offences under the Criminal Code, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 as well as a two offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; possession of crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a controlled substance.

49-year-old Alicia Janine Pastuck, of Rimbey has also been charged with two offences under the Criminal Code, possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 as well as one offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act; possession of crystal methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking.

Adams has been remanded in custody and is scheduled to appear in court in Rimbey on September 7, 2018 via CCTV.

Pastuck has been released on a Recognizance to appear in person in Rimbey on September 7, 2018.

Just Posted

Military Vehicle Display and Swap Meet will bring over 40 military vehicle displays

People from across Alberta will head to Red Deer for 2nd annual event

Beach Buddy Program brings reading lakeside

Beach Buddy Program is run through the Sylvan Lake Municipal Library during the summer months

Sylvan Lake swimmer heading to Pan Pacific Championships

Elizabeth Moore will be competing at the games in Fiji Aug. 23-26.

Eckville Elementary teacher advocates positive mental health for young children

Jaleesa Grzech has written a series of books to help children deal with anxiety and stress

Harvest safety reminders from Lacombe County

Lacombe County reminds producers, residents and visitors to be safe during fall harvest operations.

Canadians fear for relatives trapped amid flooding in Indian state of Kerala

More than 800,000people have been displaced by floods and landslides

Fast food chains look to capitalize on vegetarian, vegan trend with new items

Seven per cent of Canadians consider themselves vegetarians and 2.3 per cent identify as vegans

Buccaneers pillage Calgary Wolfpack 38-13 in AFL semifinal

Bucs’ looking to take down Monarchs for the AFL Championship

‘Hard on water:’ Smoke not the only long-range effect of wildfires

The project began more than 10 years ago after southern Alberta’s 2003 Lost Creek fire

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to march in Montreal’s Pride parade

Trudeau will end the day in his home riding of Papineau

WATCH: Pioneer Days runs all weekend at Sunnybrook Farm

Red Deerians brave the smoke to celebrate Sunybrook’s biggest event

Ride to Reynolds Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin

Smoky but awesome event celebrates everything ‘motorcycles;’ open Sat. Aug. 18 to 4 p.m.

Canadians believe in immigration but concerned about asylum seekers: study

Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada paid for study to understand Canadian attitudes

Most Read