Innisfail General Investigation Section with the support of Innisfail Detachment members have conducted a month of proactive policing in the town of Innisfail with the following enforcement actions:
On May 15, 2019, Innisfail GIS located a stolen vehicle in Innisfail, Alta. Surveillance was conducted on the vehicle until it was parked, and the driver was arrested on foot at the Innisfail Fas Gas. The vehicle, a 2017 limited edition Ford Explorer valued at over $60,000.00 stolen out of Calgary was recovered. A quantity of methamphetamine was also seized. A 42-year-old Central Alberta man has been charged and will appear in Red Deer court in July.
On June 5, 2019, Innisfail GIS located a stolen licence plate on a vehicle in Innisfail, Alta. Surveillance was conducted, which led to the recovery of a stolen licence plate and boat trailer stolen out of Penhold, Alta. in 2018. During the investigation a 36-year-old Calgary man with numerous arrest warrants was arrested and held for Judicial Interim Release hearing.
On June 7, 2019, Innisfail GIS and Innisfail Detachment members executed a search warrant in Innisfail, Alta. Evidence of cocaine trafficking was seized; a drug trafficking investigation is on-going. Two Central Alberta men with outstanding arrest warrants on unrelated matters were also arrested during this investigation.
Innisfail GIS in partnership with Innisfail Detachment members will continue with enforcement and proactive policing in Innisfail over the summer months. People with information regarding drug trafficking and property crime are encouraged to contact Innisfail GIS at 403-227-8514.