Grande Prairie RCMP Make Arrest Following Traffic Stop


News release


Grande Prairie, Alberta: On Friday, January 13th 2017 at approximately 12:30 p.m., members of the Grande Prairie Crime Reduction Unit conducted a vehicle stop in the Prairie Mall parking lot for a traffic violation. Upon making contact with the driver, police detected an odour of marihuana coming from inside the vehicle.


During a search of the vehicle, police located and seized the following:

– 34 bags of cocaine;
– 14 grams of cocaine;

– 26 grams of cannabis marihuana
– 2 cell phones
– $4,410 cash


Aaron Albert Bertrand, 22, of Grande Prairie has been charged with the following:

– Possession of Cocaine for the Purpose of Trafficking;
– Possession of Marihuana;
– Possession of Proceeds of Crime less than $5000


Bertrand was released on cash bail to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on February 1, 2017.


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