ALERT: Firearms, Drugs Seized in Fort Macleod

Fort Macleod, Alberta – Methamphetamine, cocaine and suspected carfentanil were seized from a suspected drug dealer in Fort Macleod. ALERT conducted the investigation in partnership with Fort Macleod RCMP.

On April 29, 2020, ALERT Lethbridge’s organized crime team concluded a short-term drug trafficking investigation by executing a search warrant at a home in Fort Macleod. Alberta Sheriffs’ Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) team and Alberta Health Services also provided assistance.

ALERT seized three rifles from the home, alongside approximately $26,000 in drugs and cash:

25 grams of suspected carfentanil;

56 grams of methamphetamine;

15 grams of cocaine; and

$14,175 cash.

Photo by ALERT
Photo by ALERT

A 47-year-old woman was arrested, who ALERT suspected of drug trafficking in Fort Macleod and surrounding communities. Nicole Colacci was charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime, and multiple firearms offences.

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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