Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit seize drugs and weapons from area residence

April 2, 2019
Rocky View County, Alberta

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Seized drugs
Seized weapons
Also seized, as proceeds of crime, was a motorcycle, jet ski, and ATV.

On March 28, 2019, Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with the assistance of Alberta Sheriffs, executed a search warrant at a residence in Rocky View County, Alta.

This search resulted in investigators seizing the following:

  • Approximately 1.5 kilograms of cocaine, 1 ounce of crack cocaine and fentanyl;
  • $5,300 in cash;
  • 9 Conducted Energy Weapons, commonly known as TASERs;
  • Two handguns and a rifle; and
  • A hydraulic press used to press cocaine bricks for trafficking purposes.

Also seized, as proceeds of crime, was a motorcycle, jet ski, and ATV. RCMP will be seeking forfeiture of these items.

A 38-year-old male, of Rocky View County, has been charged with 12 criminal code offences, some of which include:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine)
  • Possession of a controlled substance (fentanyl)
  • Possession of a prohibited weapon (CEW's) for purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of proceeds of crime
  • Possession of a restricted firearm
  • Careless storage of firearm x 3

He has been released from custody and will appear in Airdrie Provincial Court on April 25, 2019.

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Contact information

Cpl. Gina SLANEY
Media Relations Officer
Airdrie RCMP Detachment
306-531-3964

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