Calgary man charged with trafficking in fentanyl after traffic stop in Brandon

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Source: Brandon Police Service Media Release

At 9:10 p.m. Saturday, police stopped a vehicle operated by a 29-year-old male from Calgary on the north service road area of the Trans Canada Highway. Officers observed controlled substances in plain view during the traffic stop and arrested the male. When searched incidental to arrest, the male was found to have in his possession a package containing a large amount of fentanyl. The male was held in BPS cells overnight, and will appear before a Justice today. He faces charges of trafficking in fentanyl, and possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking.