Owner of Edmonton health food store charged with trafficking steroids, other drugs

Edmonton, Alberta – The Edmonton Police Service has arrested and charged the 44-year-old owner of a south-side health food store with various drug trafficking offences.

Members of the EPS Southwest Division Special Projects Team began investigating the owner of the health-food business located near 34 Avenue and 99 Street, back in the winter of 2017, after it was reported to police that steroids were allegedly being trafficked out of that business.

Investigators were granted and subsequently executed a search warrant at that location, which led to the discovery and seizure of various drugs carrying an estimated street value of close to $105,000 (see photos of steroid seizure below).

  • Testosterone, 7.8 L and 1,000 pills – EST Street Value of $52,997
  • Boldenone, 50 vials – EST Street Value of $880
  • Trembolone, 152 vials – EST Street Value of $11,390
  • Stanozolol, 18 vials and 5,472 pills – EST Street Value of $13,450
  • Nandrolone, 41 vials – EST Street Value of $3,690
  • Hash, 90 pills – EST Street Value of $900
  • Hemp Oil, 210 pills and 20 vials – EST Street Value of $845
  • Drostanolone, 24 vials – EST Street Value of $2,160
  • Oxymetholone, 2,900 pills – EST Street Value of $5,220
  • Oxandrolone, 3,300 pills – EST Street Value of $9,900
  • Metandienone, 1,763 pills – EST Street Value of $3,526

Investigators have charged Sarbjit Kahlon, 44, with possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled substance (x9), trafficking a controlled substance (x2), possession of a controlled substance (x2).

MRU #:18R060

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