Slave Lake, Alta. - On June 11th, 2021 the Slave Lake General Investigation Section began an investigation into drug trafficking in the Slave Lake area.
On July 1st, 2021 a judicially authorized search warrant was executed on a residence in the Northeast quadrant of town. Inside the home, large quantities of suspected methamphetamine and fentanyl were located and seized.
Melissa Becky Boostrom was arrested and has been charged with two counts of possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. She was held for a judicial interim release and released by a Justice of the Peace.
The Slave Lake RCMP continues to investigate this matter. If you see something suspicious, report it to your local police. If you see a crime in progress, call 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.p3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.