Drugs and stolen vehicle seized from suspected impaired driver arrested on Tsuut'ina Nation

A man who was suspected of drunk driving is facing several charges after officers seized a stolen vehicle, drugs, and weapons during the impaired driving investigation.

Tsuut'ina Nation Police Service officers responded in the early evening hours of March 7 to a location on Bullhead Road, on the First Nation that borders Calgary to the west, for reports of a suspected impaired driver.

According to officials, the vehicle was located but the driver did not comply when officers attempted to stop him. The driver later exited the vehicle and attempted to run away on foot but was quickly apprehended.

The vehicle was determined to be stolen and weapons, illicit drugs and cash were seized.

The charges against the man, whose name has not been released, include:

  •  Possession of stolen vehicle;
  •  Possession of a firearm;
  •  Possession of a restricted/prohibited weapon; and
  •  Possession for the purpose of trafficking.

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