Meth, Fentanyl Seized in Red Deer: ALERT

Red Deer, Alberta – Approximately $27,000 worth of drugs were seized, along with several weapons, as ALERT concluded a short-term drug trafficking investigation in Red Deer. Four people were arrested.

On September 19, 2019, ALERT’s Red Deer organized crime and gang team executed a search warrant at a residence in the Glendale Park Estates subdivision with the help of Red Deer RCMP. Once inside, they seized:

340 grams of methamphetamine;

22 grams of fentanyl powder;

various types of ammunition; and

numerous knives and other weapons.

“Getting these drugs and weapons out of the hands of suspected criminals will have an impact on the overall safety of the Red Deer community,” said Insp. Sean Boser, ALERT regional teams.

Meth, Fentanyl Seized in Red Deer: ALERT
Meth, Fentanyl Seized in Red Deer: ALERT

Dallas Griffin, a 31-year-old man, was charged with:

possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2);

possession of proceeds of crime; and

breach of recognizance (x3).

Thomas McCrea, a 45-year-old man, was charged with:

possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2);

possession of proceeds of crime;

possession of stolen property; and

breach of recognizance.

Shelley Baker, a 54-year-old woman, and Chance Pinyon, a 35-year-old man, were each charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking (x2) and possession of proceeds of crime.

Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call local police, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.

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.

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