Saturday , 18 September 2021

Bonnyville RCMP traffic stop leads to seizing over 50 grams of meth

A Cold Lake man is facing drug trafficking charges after Bonnyville RCMP stopped a suspicious vehicle last Thursday evening.

At roughly 6:30pm on December 3, an RCMP member on patrol conducted a traffic stop on a truck traveling westbound on Highway 28 near Township Road 612A.

The truck had a burnt-out driver’s side headlight and a flickering passenger side headlight, RCMP said.

The driver was found to be wanted on warrant from Cold Lake.

Police said when searching the vehicle they found 53 grams of suspected methamphetamine, three grams of suspected Fentanyl, and other drug paraphernalia.

RCMP charged 28-year-old Jonathan Blyan with two counts of drug possession for the purpose of trafficking, one for schedule I drug meth, and schedule III other, and possession of property obtained by crime.

He was released by a Justice of the Peace on $2000 no cash promise to pay. His court appearance is on December 22, 2020.

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.