Blood Tribe Police Service
SENT ON BEHALF OF BLOOD TRIBE POLICE SERVICE:
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION
June 2, 2023
Traffic stop results in drugs, cash seized
On May 31, 2023, the Blood Tribe Police Service Drugs Task Force Unit, assisted by the RCMP Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit, conducted a traffic stop on Highway 2 on the Blood Tribe after the vehicle was observed leaving an area known to be involved heavily in the drug subculture.
As a result of the traffic stop and subsequent investigation, 10 grams of suspected Fentanyl, prepackaged for sale was seized, along with $1500 in Canadian currency.
Kristen Jo Tallow, 28, of the Blood Tribe, was arrested and charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl, possession of property obtained by crime, personation (Identity Fraud), and resisting arrest.
Tallow was brought before a JP for the purposes of a bail hearing and was released to appear in Cardston Provincial Court on June 19, 2023.
The driver was released without charges.
Anyone with information about this or any other matter is asked to contact the Blood Tribe Police Service at 403-737-3800 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS). You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information that leads to an arrest, you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Insp Rayan Najjar
Alternatively, you can email your questions to [email protected]
Photo provided by Blood Tribe Police Service
Photo provided by Blood Tribe Police Service.