Wayne Niblow, one of five members of the council of Irricana, Alta, resigned after being arrested and charged with trafficking drugs.
Medicine Hat police note that on May 25, Niblow was arrested with 107 grams of crack cocaine.
"Wayne Niblow, a 36-year-old Irricana resident, is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking," according to a news release.
He was charged with two other men as part of the investigation. In total, police seized 149 grams of crack cocaine, worth an estimated $15,000.
Following the arrest, the Town of Irricana announced his resignation. "Mr. Niblow tendered his resignation on June 14 citing personal reasons for his decision," the announcement read.
Niblow will not be replaced until the town's next general election in four months. He told the Calgary Sun that he steppedRead More »from Alberta town councillor resigns after being charged in crack cocaine investigation