Medicine Hat, Alberta – Four Medicine Hat residents were arrested following a two-week investigation into a local cocaine trafficking syndicate.
The Medicine Hat Police Service (MHPS) Organized Crime Section concluded the investigation on February 4, 2017 with a search of a Carswell Road apartment suite where they seized a total of 46 grams of cocaine, with an estimated street value of $4,600, along with $1,600 in cash.
The four men arrested face a total of 32 drug and criminal charges:
- Kunyak Bichiok, 31, Trafficking cocaine x 3, proceeds of crime x 1
- Angol Koro, 41, Trafficking cocaine x 2, Proceeds of crime x 1, breach of probation x 2
- David Pach, 40, Trafficking cocaine x 2, proceeds of crime x1
- Kalab Wolde, 25, Trafficking cocaine x 6, Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine x 1, proceeds of crime x 1, breach of recognizance x 6, breach of probation x 6.
All four accused are remanded in custody until their next court appearance on February 9, 2017.
Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their neighborhood can call the MHPS Drug Tip Line at 403-502-8909 or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
The MHPS Organized Crime Section works in partnership with the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT). ALERT was established and is funded by the Alberta Government and is a compilation of the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources committed to tackling serious and organized crime. Members of Alberta Sheriffs, Calgary Police Service, Edmonton Police Service, Lethbridge Police Service, Medicine Hat Police Service, and RCMP work in ALERT.
Medicine Hat Police Service