Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit execute search warrant

January 13, 2021
Airdrie, Alberta

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Seized Contraband

Airdrie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) recently initiated an investigation in response to numerous tips from the public that a male was selling drugs in the city. On Jan. 12, 2021, at approximately 4:25 p.m., Airdrie RCMP CRU arrested a male and a female after witnessing them conduct drug activities.

CRU then executed a search warrant on a residence in the Windsong neighbourhood of Airdrie, Alta. As a result of the arrest and subsequent search of the residence, police seized the following:

  • 1.56 lb of marijuana
  • 181 g of psilocybin (magic mushrooms)
  • 29.7 g of MDMA (Ecstasy)
  • 100 hits of LSD
  • 224 packs of un-stamped cigarettes
  • Set of brass knuckles

A 29-year-old male of Airdrie, Alta has been charged with the following offences:

  • Traffic in a controlled substance
  • Possess a controlled substance (x2)
  • Possession of un-stamped cigarettes
  • Possess cannabis for the purpose of selling it

The 29-year-old male has been released on conditions and will appear in Airdrie Provincial Court on Feb. 18, 2021 at 9 a.m.

A female was also arrested and charged with numerous drug offences and will be appearing in Airdrie Provincial Court on Feb. 25, 2021 at 9 a.m. She cannot be named as the information has not yet been sworn by the courts.

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Contact information

Cpl Gina Slaney
Airdrie RCMP
MRO/CRO
306-531-3964

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