In the summer of 2023, Blackfalds RCMP began an investigation into drug trafficking in the Blackfalds area. As a result of the investigation, on Sept. 5th, 2023, RCMP observed the suspect who appeared to be selling drugs from a Toyota Camry. RCMP initiated a traffic stop and arrested the suspect.  RCMP seized:

·         86.8 grams of suspected Methamphetamine

·         5.6 grams of suspected Cocaine

·         93 Percocet pills

·         A loaded prohibited/Restricted firearm

·         $5100 in Canadian Currency

·         16 grams of suspeceted Fentanyl

·         Other pills that are not yet known.

Evidence obtained in the search of the vehicle led officers to continue the investigation. On Sept. 6, 2023, RCMP executed a search warrant at a hotel in Red Deer. As a result of the search of the hotel room, RCMP seized:

·         28.3 grams of suspected methamphetamine

·         8 grams of suspected Cocaine

·         12.6 grams of suspected Fentanyl

RCMP have arrested and charged Blackfalds resident, Reanne Brodersen (28), with:

·         Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (x4)

·         Possession of the Proceeds of Crime

·         Weapons offences (x4)

·         Failure to Comply with Weapons Prohibition Order (x2)

·         Fail to Comply with Release Order (x2)

Bordersen has been taken before a justice of the peace and remanded with her next appearance date set for Oct. 19, 2023, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Red Deer.