Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton Police Service STAT members have charged three men with trafficking and seized thousands of dollars as a result of an investigation in July.
A CDSA search warrant was executed on a residence in the area of 103 Street and 161 Avenue on Thursday, July 20 and two vehicles were seized as part of the investigation.
One of the vehicles, a Jeep Liberty, contained a sophisticated aftermarket hidden compartment in its trunk, in which members located $125,000 CAD and 2.9 kg of pressed soft cocaine. Officers found 1 kg of cocaine in the second vehicle, a Range Rover.
When officers conducted the CDSA search warrant on the residence, they located the following:
- More than $54,000 in Canadian currency
- 2,553.8 g of buffing agent
- 1,339.7 g of cocaine (including crack cocaine)
- 459.6 g of methamphetamine
- 2,295 pills suspected to be oxycodone
- 0.6 g of heroin
- A money counter, scale and heat sealer
- Multiple packaging materials and empty cocaine wrappers
The following individuals have been charged:
Rabeeh Abdul-Khalek, 27, was charged with trafficking controlled substance, possession for the purpose of trafficking (X4), possession of a controlled substance (X3).
Derek Babysh, 29, was charged with trafficking controlled substance.
Yu Tang, 30, was charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.
Edmonton Police Service
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