Woman charged in fentanyl trafficking investigation
The Calgary Police Service has charged a woman in connection with fentanyl and cocaine trafficking.
In July 2016, District 5 patrol officers pulled over a BMW 535i being driven by a woman. During the traffic stop it was determined the vehicle did not have proper registration or insurance and was seized. A subsequent search of the vehicle revealed a shopping bag containing:
- A credit card later determined to be stolen;
- 732 fentanyl pills worth an estimated $14,640;
- 27.7 grams of cocaine worth an estimated $2,770;
- .05 grams of meth;
- three cell phones.
A photo of some of the items seized can be found on The City of Calgary Newsroom.
On Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016, a traffic stop was conducted and the driver was taken into custody in relation to this investigation. At the time of the arrest, the following items were located:
- Two cell phones;
- Marijuana grinder;
- Four stolen credit cards;
- $225 cash; and
- A stolen driver’s license.
As a result of this investigation, Neelab TEMORI, 22, of Calgary, faces 11 charges including:
- One count of illegal use of a credit card
- One count of possession of stolen property under $5,000
- One count of possession of identity documents
- Four counts of possession of locally stolen credit card
- One count of possession of more than one operator’s license
- Two counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl and cocaine
- One count of possession of methamphetamine
TEMORI will next appear in court on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016.