Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male For Drug Offences Following A Traffic Stop

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male For Drug Offences Following A traffic Stop

Nov 3, 2021

Strathcona County RCMP arrest male for drug offences following a traffic stop

Sherwood Park, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP arrest a male with drug offences and outstanding warrants following a traffic stop.

On Oct. 31, 2021 at approximately 2:35 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP completed a traffic stop on a vehicle near the Flying J on Pemina Road in Sherwood Park, Alta. Police determined the male driver of the vehicle had outstanding warrants out of Edmonton Police Service.

Incidental to arrest the male was searched and police located what is believed to be cocaine. Police searched the vehicle involved and located drug paraphernalia and what is believed to be a large quantity of methamphetamine and Gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB).

Daniel Hinks (26) of Edmonton, Alta. has been arrested and charged with:

·         Possession for the purpose of trafficking (x2)

·         Fail to comply (x2)

Hinks was released from custody following a Judicial Interim Hearing and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on Nov. 24, 2021.

If you have any information on this crime or any other crime, you are asked to contact theStrathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7741 or your local police detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.