Wood Buffalo RCMP Drug Section execute a search warrant and seize drugs

Fort McMurray, Alberta: On October 25, 2018, at approximately 6:00 p.m. the Wood Buffalo RCMP Drug Section executed a search warrant at a residence near Nixon Street and Biggs Avenue in Fort McMurray. The Drug Section was assisted by the Police Dog Service, Crime Reduction Unit and the General Duty officers.

As a result of the search, RCMP seized 16 grams suspected cocaine and $7500.00 in Canadian Currency.

“The hard work of our officers has significantly impacted the drug trade within our community. This investigation is a great example of how our detachment and Provincial Crime Reduction Strategies continues to be effective in addressing crime in our community,” says Staff Sergeant Keith Horwood, Acting Investigative Services Officer at Wood Buffalo Detachment.

Two adult males were arrested and are facing several charges.

Aly El Fadli, a 28-year-old resident of North York, Ontario, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

His next court appearance will be in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on December 11, 2018.

Clarence Jameel Lawrence, a 22-year-old resident of Sherwood Park, Alberta, was arrested and charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking
  • Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000

His next court appearance will be in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on December 11, 2018.

As this matters is now before the courts, no further information will be provided.

The Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to thank the public for helping to provide information that helps keep our community safe, and to reduce crime.

Police File 20181566582

Wood Buffalo RCMP



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