Leduc, Alberta – In June of 2022, the Leduc RCMP Drug Unit with the assistance of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) conducted an investigation into drug trafficking activities in the area of Leduc.
On Aug. 31, 2022, Leduc RCMP Drug Unit with the assistance of Leduc Detachment members, Leduc Crime Reduction Unit, the General Investigation Section, and the RCMP Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant at a residence in the area of 47 Street and 47 Avenue in Leduc.
A search of the residence resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, several digital scales and drug packaging.
Victoria Jean Spears (31) resident of Leduc has been charged with the following:
· Trafficking in a controlled substance – Methamphetamine
· Possession for the purpose of trafficking – Methamphetamine
· Possession of proceeds of crime
Following a judicial hearing, Spears was released on conditions to appear in Leduc provincial court on Oct.6, 2022.
“Leduc RCMP is committed to keeping illegal drugs out of our community. This investigation is an example of excellent collaboration between the local RCMP detachment and our specialized units,” says Cpl. Fred De Billy, Leduc RCMP. “It demonstrates to those thinking they can introduce these dangerous and illegal drugs into our communities that we won’t tolerate it.”
The public plays an important role in helping to reduce, prevent and solve crime, including trafficking of illegal drugs. Anyone with information about, or who suspects illegal drug activity in their neighbourhood is asked to contact their local police. Information can also be provided anonymously through 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.
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