Marijuana Trafficking Investigation

The Calgary Police Service has arrested a man for drug trafficking at a rally held this evening.

At approximately 8:30PM, police attended a rally taking place at a hotel in the 3800 block of McLeod Trail S. in which a man was distributing marijuana seeds. The man was arrested and taken into custody without incident. Charges are pending, however, his name cannot be released until he has seen a Justice of the Peace.

Under the Canadian Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, it is illegal to distribute marijuana in any form regardless of whether payment is provided.

A spokesperson for the Calgary Police Service will be made available on Thursday, April 7, 2016, to address this incident should the media have follow up questions. Please call the Media Line (403-428-7979) on Thursday to make arrangements.