Last Friday, close to 10 a.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle located on Highway 16, in the Municipality of Harrison Park.
Police approached the vehicle, with three people inside, and spoke with the 37-year-old man driving the car who provided his identification.
Police say officers noticed a zip-lock sandwich bag with a quantity of dried cannabis in plain view as they talked to the people inside the car.
The three people were placed under arrest and asked to leave the vehicle.
As the officers were attempting to secure the suspects, the rear passenger fled the scene on foot heading towards the community of Newdale.
Meanwhile, the driver and a woman were placed into a police vehicle. RCMP enlisted the help of several units to apprehend the suspect who fled the scene.
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Police say the suspect was contained to an outbuilding on a rural property and he was arrested without incident.
A search of the vehicle and suspects led to the seizure of approximately one kilogram of a drug suspected of being cocaine and over 500 grams of a substance believed to be a cutting agent.
Officers also seized several knives, cans of bear spray and other drug-related paraphernalia.
Consequently, a 37-year-old man from Redwater, Alta., a 31-year-old man from Winnipeg and a 29-year-old woman from Edmonton were all arrested.
The 31-year-old from Winnipeg was found to have several outstanding warrants of arrest, is facing multiple charges and remains in custody.
Meanwhile, the other two suspects were released for a future court date.
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