In the Fall of 2022, the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit, with the assistance of the St. Albert Crime Reduction Unit, started a Methamphetamine and Fentanyl trafficking investigation. On Nov. 4, 2022, the drug investigation led to the arrest of a 42-year-old individual, a resident of St. Albert.
The 42-year-old individual was charged with:
- Possession for the purpose of Trafficking Methamphetamine
- Possession for the purpose of Trafficking Fentanyl
The 42-year-old individual was also wanted on the following outstanding warrants:
- Canada Wide Parole Warrant
- Trafficking Methamphetamine X 2
- Possession of Property obtained by Crime
As a result of the drug arrest, the outstanding warrants were executed. The 42-year-old individual was remanded in custody and will appear in St. Albert provincial court on Jan. 9, 2023.
St. Albert RCMP encourage the public to report any criminal or suspicious activity. Reports tell us where to look, who to look for, and where to patrol in the future. If you see a crime in progress, dial 911. If you wish to remain anonymous, 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.