ALERT: 2 Arrested in Calgary’s Panorama Hills Drug Bust

Calgary, Alberta – Two suspected drug dealers were arrested after methamphetamine, fentanyl, and cocaine were seized from a home in Calgary’s Panorama Hills neighbourhood.

ALERT Calgary’s organized crime and gang team made the seizure on August 27, 2020. Calgary Police Service helped search the home and two vehicles, where the drugs were seized.

ALERT seized an estimated $112,000 worth of drugs and cash, which included:

1,075 grams of methamphetamine;

164 grams of suspected fentanyl;

24 grams of cocaine;

1,695 grams of a suspected cocaine buffing agent;

189 grams of cannabis;

various illicit prescription pills; and

$7,024 cash.

2 Arrested in Calgary Drug Bust
(ALERT) 2 Arrested in Calgary Drug Bust

Two people were charged: To Sang Wong, a 57-year-old man from Calgary, and Thao Le, a 41-year-old woman from Calgary. Wong was arrested by ALERT in January 2020 for similar drug trafficking offences.

“ALERT relies on criminal intelligence, and once we received information that this suspect was back in business, we acted quickly to make an arrest,” said Staff Sgt. Jeff Ringelberg, ALERT Calgary.

Wong was charged with:

possession of drugs for purpose of trafficking;

possession of proceeds of crime; and

failure to comply.

Le was charged with:

possession of drugs for purpose of trafficking;

possession of proceeds of crime;

breach of probation order; and

failure to comply.

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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