Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit investigation leads to drug and weapons seizure

Grande Prairie, Alberta – Grande Prairie RCMP have charged three people, and seized drugs and weapons, following an months-long investigation.

On Sept. 26, 2020, members of the Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) began an investigation into drug trafficking. On Nov. 12, CRU, with the assistance of the Grande Prairie Municipal Drug Unit and General Duty members, executed a search warrant at two apartments located above a downtown business.

The search resulted in the seizure of the following:

approx. 61 grams of suspected Fentanyl

approx. 16 grams of suspected Cocaine

approx. 28 grams of suspected Crystal Meth

approx. $2400 in Canadian currency

a crossbow & 5 types of firearm ammunition

Two stolen passports and other stolen property were also seized during the investigation.

Six people were located inside the residence, of which three are facing charges.

Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit investigation leads to drug and weapons seizure
Grande Prairie RCMP Crime Reduction Unit investigation leads to drug and weapons seizure

Jared Holland (28) from Grande Prairie, Alberta has been charged with:

Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Fentanyl

Possession of Cocaine

Possession of proceeds of crime

Possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose

Possession of a weapon while prohibited x2

Brandon Garvie (29) of Grande Prairie, Alberta has been charged with:

Possession for the purpose of trafficking Fentanyl

Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine

Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of a prohibited weapon

Possession of a prohibited weapon for a dangerous purpose

Procure to be made an identity document x3

Possession of proceeds of crime

Possession of stolen property

Charges are pending against a 28 year old female from Grande Prairie.

Garvie and Holland are scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Dec. 2, 2020.

The RCMP remains fully committed to building safe communities and enforcing laws to their fullest extent. Members of the public who suspect drug activity in their community are encouraged to contact their local RCMP detachment.

If you have information about this incident or any other illegal activity, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5701 or call 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 ( http://www.p3tips.com/ ) or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Grande Prairie RCMP

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