Methamphetamine left in abandoned car leads to arrest of Morley man
CALGARY -- A 26-year-old Morley man remains in police custody following the seizure of drugs and break-in tools from a vehicle that had been abandoned in a ditch.
Cochrane RCMP responded to a location near Morley on Tuesday morning following reports a car had been abandoned. While searching the area around the car, officers spotted a man who subsequently fled into the woods. The canine unit was deployed to the scene and the man was tracked to a nearby home.
The man surrendered to police and officers determined he was on probation.
A search of the abandoned car resulted in the seizure of:
- An undisclosed amount of methamphetamine
- An undisclosed amount of cash
- Break-in tools
As a result of the investigation, 26-year-old MacKenzie Cory Twoyoungmen of Morley faces several charges, including:
- Possession of methamphetamine for the purpose of trafficking
- Operating an unregistered motor vehicle
- Operating a motor vehicle without insurance
- Possession of break-in instruments
Twoyoungmen is scheduled to appear in Calgary provincial court Friday.