Standoff couple facing drug-related charges

By Lara Fominoff @LaraFominoff on Twitter
March 16, 2018 - 11:09am Updated: March 16, 2018 - 1:19pm

STANDOFF - Two people from Standoff have been charged with several offences in connection with trafficking fentanyl.
 
Blood Tribe Police arrested the pair Mar. 14 and executed a search warrant on their home. There, they found fentanyl and suboxone (opioid used to treat addiction, acute and chronic pain) pills, along with cash and cell phones.
 
40-year-old Fernando Morning Owl has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime, among other offences.
 
Blood Tribe Police say he is currently before the courts on similar charges from a previous incident.
 
35-year-old Olivia Bull Calf has been charged with possession of a controlled substance.
 
Bull Calf was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Cardston Provincial Court May 7, 2018, while Morning Owl was remanded into custody and will appear in Lethbridge Provincial Court Mar. 16, 2018. 

On Mar. 8, Blood Tribe Police also arrested and charged a man with drug-related offences in the Bull Horn area. 

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