RCMP arrest North Battleford woman, two from Cochin, & seize $50,000 in drugs

Three people were arrested and $50,000 in drugs were seized following a traffic stop by Lloydminster RCMP General investigation Section and Crime Reduction Unit.

Robin Moccasin, 33, of North Battleford, along with Kellie Moccasin, 26, and Leroy Moccasin Jr., 41, of Saulteaux First Nation in Cochin were arrested.

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RCMP say that at about 4:30 p.m. on April 29, police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle in a parking lot of a local hotel in the 5400 block of 44 Street. RCMP determined that the driver had a suspended driver’s license and the occupants were in possession of a large quantity of drugs. RCMP seized more than 400 grams of methamphetamine and cocaine with a street value of approximately $50,000.

Kellie Moccasin and Leroy Moccasin Jr., have been charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking.

Robin Moccasin has been charged with two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, obstruction of a peace officer, resisting arrest, identity fraud, and three counts of failing to comply with release order condition. At the time, Robin Moccasin was under release conditions, which stemmed from a large-scale drug trafficking arrest in North Battleford on March 19, 2021. On that day, Battlefords RCMP detachment members initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Territorial and Highway 4. During the resulting investigation, members determined that there was a significant amount of cocaine, crack cocaine, crystal meth and illegal cannabis in the vehicle. A further search of the vehicle turned up a loaded assault rifle. The two women in the vehicle were arrested and taken to Battlefords detachment cells. In that incident, Robin Moccasin was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine, possession for the purpose of trafficking crystal meth, unsafe storage of a firearm, unauthorized possession of a restricted weapon, possess weapon/ammunition in a vehicle, possess a restricted weapon without a licence, tampering with a serial number on a firearm, and possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000.

After being arrested April 29, 2021, in Lloydminster, Robin Moccasin, Kellie Moccasin, and Leroy Moccasin Jr, were released by a Justice of the Peace and are scheduled to appear in Lloydminster Alberta Provincial Court on May 25, 2021.

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