Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit execute search warrant and seize firearms and drugs

October 29, 2020
Airdrie, Alberta

News release

On Oct. 23, 2020 the Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, with assistance from Calgary Police Service and the CPS Tactical team, executed a search warrant on a residence in the Tuscany neighbourhood in North West Calgary. The search warrant was the result of an investigation into the direct supply chain of illegal drugs into the city of Airdrie.

A large amount of drugs was seized from the residence, an approximate street value of $100,000, including:

  • 1.5 kilograms of Alprazolam (Xanax)
  • 90.1 grams carfenanil
  • 33.9 grams fentanyl
  • 109.8 grams methamphetamine
  • 15.1 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms)
  • 33.5 grams of heroine
  • 48.7 grams of crack/cocaine
  • 1750 millilitres (approximately) of gamma-hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • 101.6 grams of oxycodone

Members also seized:

  • Canadian currency
  • a fully automatic .22 Rifle with silencer
  • a loaded 12 gauge shot gun
  • a loaded sawed off shot gun
  • 2 unpinned magazines
  • Body armour

A 25-year-old female and a 24-year-old male, both of Calgary, Alta., are facing numerous charges, some of which include: 8 counts of possession for the purpose of trafficking, possess a loaded firearm, and 3 charges under the body armour control act. Additionally, the 24-year-old male was charged with 3 counts of breaching a release order.

The 25-year-old female was released on cash bail to appear in Airdrie Provincial Court on Nov. 27, 2020. The 24-year-old male remains in custody and will be appearing in Airdrie Provincial Court Nov. 4, 2020.


Contact information

Cpl Gina Slaney
Airdrie RCMP
Media Relations Officer

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