Police seize $60,000 worth of drugs following traffic stop

Lethbridge Police have charged two people and seized more than $60,000 worth of drugs following a routine traffic stop.

On April 25, 2019 police stopped a Chevrolet Silverado truck after observing two equipment violations. Upon speaking to the occupants the officer observed  a machete in between the seat and centre console and found the female passenger was in breach of the conditions of a recognizance. Following a search of the vehicle police seized a large quantity of drugs and weapons including:

  • 117 grams Carfentanil valued at $46,800
  • 40 capsules containing believed to be heroin valued at $8000
  • 10.8 grams of methamphetamine valued at $1080
  • 12 Hydromorphone capsules valued at $95
  • 13 Amphetamine capsules valued at $260
  • 1035 Gabapentin pills valued at $2070
  • 22 Temazepam pills valued at $310
  • 92 Codeine pills valued at $920
  • 25 OxyCodone pills valued at $430
  • 40 Zopiclone Pills valued at $245
  • Hatchet
  • Baton
  • Machete
  • Brass knuckles

    Police also seized three baggies of carfentanil, nearly $300 cash and a concealed knife from the male driver as well as a sheathed knife the passenger was wearing around her neck.

    Larry Healy Jr., 39, of Lethbridge, and Shaquerri Hailey Clark Young Pine, 19, are each charged with eight counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, possession of a prohibited weapon, knowingly possessing a prohibited weapon and carrying a concealed weapon.

    Healy is facing an additional charge of possession of the proceeds of crime.

    Young Pine was remanded and made her first court appearance on April 26. Healy was released on a recognizance is scheduled to appear in court May 2.