Blood Tribe Police Service Media Release
MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISSEMINATION
November 15, 2023
BTPS investigation results in seizure of drugs and weapon
On November 11, 2023, the Blood Tribe Police Service Community Policing Unit responded to a complaint of an unknown male unlawfully in a residence in the community of Standoff, located on the Blood Tribe Nation.
As BTPS members approached the male on the scene, he fled on foot but was apprehended a short time later with the assistance of community members.
A search of the male subsequent to the arrest revealed approximately ten (10) grams of suspected Fentanyl pre-packaged for distribution, scales, drug paraphernalia, and a knife.
Leland EAGLE SPEAKER, 18, of Standoff, has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl and being unlawfully in a dwelling.
EAGLE SPEAKER was brought before a JP for a bail hearing and was released on a Release Order to appear in Cardston Provincial Court on November 27, 2023.
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]
Drugs, drug paraphernalia, and weapon seized by Blood Tribe Police Service. Photo courtesy of Blood Tribe Police Service.
Leland Eagle Speaker, 18, of Standoff, charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl and being unlawfully in a dwelling. Photo courtesy of Blood Tribe Police Service.