Grande Prairie RCMP Drug Unit execute search warrants leading to drug and weapons seizure

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP have arrested two males, and seized drugs and weapons, following a lengthy investigation.

On May 22, members of the Grande Prairie RCMP Municipal Drug Unit, with the assistance of Grande Prairie RCMP General Duty, executed search warrants on a residence and a vehicle.

The searches followed a months-long investigation, and resulted in the seizure of the following drugs (which were packaged in various quantities for distribution):

• 2kg of Cannabis Marihuana derivatives

• 497 Oxycodone pills

• 46 blots of LSD

• 90g of MDMA

• 112g of Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms)

• 7g of Cocaine

Grande Prairie RCMP Drug Unit
Grande Prairie RCMP Drug Unit

The searches also resulted in the seizure of a .22 calibre handgun with ammunition, a 12 gauge shotgun with ammunition, an electronic heated press, an electronic money counter, and over $1800 in Canadian currency.

Two males from Grande Prairie, aged 18 and 23 years, were arrested. Charges are pending against both males, who are scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on August 12, 2020.

The Grande Prairie RCMP is committed to community safety, and will continue to focus on those who commit most of the crime within the community. Those that traffic in illicit drugs destroy lives, homes, and communities. The RCMP remains fully committed to building safe communities and enforcing laws to their fullest extent, in order to achieve this goal.

Information provided by the public plays a crucial role in helping police identify where crime is occurring, and who is committing it. Members of the public who suspect drug activity in their community are encouraged to contact the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701, or your local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP

File 2020-105383



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