On May 20, 2021, at approximately 8:30 p.m., Okotoks RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) and the Okotoks RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) executed a search warrant at a residence on Hunter's Crescent in Okotoks, Alta. following a lengthy investigation.
Police seized what is suspected to be 4 grams of fentanyl, 15 grams of methamphetamine, and 10 ounces of heroin as well as stolen property.
A 59-year-old male of Okotoks, Alta. has been charged with:
- Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking
- Possession of a Controlled Substance
- Possession of stolen property
The 59-year-old male was released from custody on an Undertaking with conditions and is scheduled to appear in Okotoks Provincial Court on July 16, 2021.
Okotoks GIS/CRU would like to thank Okotoks RCMP, High River RCMP, Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) and the Calgary Police Service for their assistance during this investigation. This is a significant drug seizure for the Town of Okotoks, and a major disruption of drug trafficking in the community.
If you have any information, pertaining to illicit drugs in the community or about any other crime, please contact the Okotoks RCMP at 403-995-6400. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.