Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta – After conducting a thorough investigation into drug activity at a local residence, Fort Saskatchewan’s Traffic and Crime Reduction Unit (T-CRU) was granted a Section 11 Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) Search Warrant. Yesterday, the Search Warrant was executed, and police were able to seize the following:
27.8 grams of suspected Fentanyl
30.6 grams of suspected Methamphetamine;
5.14 grams of suspected Cocaine
275 grams of suspected GHB;
96 Capsules of Suspected Morphine;
Several, functioning, digital Scales;
Identity documents and Debit Cards.
The estimated street value of the drugs seized is $12,000.00
Annette Hoffman, a 40 year old female from Fort Saskatchewan, has been charged with Unlawfully Possessing a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x 4, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Property (Currency) Obtained in the Commission of an Offence, Possession of Identity Documents x 2, and Fail to Comply with Conditions x 2. HOFFMAN was remanded into custody and will make her first appearance in court on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.
This particular residence is well known to police for the drug activity going on there. Back at the end of March, T-CRU opened an investigation which also ended in a CDSA Search Warrant being granted. During that search, which took place on April 1st, 2021, police seized 243 grams of suspected GHB, 19 grams of suspected Fentanyl, 7.2 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, several digital scales, drug packaging, and a recovered a stolen ATV.
In relation to the April 1st matters, Annette Hoffman was charged with Unlawfully Possessing a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking x2, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Property (Currency) Obtained in the Commission of an Offence. Nathan Estey, a 33 year old male from Fort Saskatchewan, was charged with Possession of Stolen Property, and Mischief Under $5000 x 3. Both Hoffman and Estey’s matters in relation these matters are still before the courts.
The OIC of the local detachment, Insp. Mike MCCAULEY said “these types of investigations take time and expertise to complete successfully, but the work pays off. We encourage everyone to report any suspicious activity they may notice. We need your help to combat this type of illegal activity, so we can ensure a safe community where people want to live and raise their family. Our members are working hard towards this goal, and I am proud to see their efforts paying off.”
Should you have information relating to this or any other crime, please contact the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP detachment at 780-997-7900. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com, or by using the “P3Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.
May 20th, 2021
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP Execute Another Search Warrant at Local Residence
Fort Saskatchewan, Alta. – On the morning of May 20th, 2021, the Fort Saskatchewan RCMP’s Traffic and Crime Reduction Unit , with the assistance of the RCMP’s Police Dog Service and General Duty members, executed a Search Warrant at a residence in the area of 107 Street and 100 Avenue in Fort Saskatchewan. The RCMP are now cleared from the residence, but the investigation is still ongoing at this time. More information will be released when the investigation is completed.
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP
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