Drugs seized after St. Paul, Alberta homes searched

St. Paul, Alberta – A joint investigation between ALERT, RCMP Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit, and St. Paul RCMP has resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine, cocaine, and fentanyl, along with a sawed-off shotgun.

ALERT Lloydminster’s organized crime team searched three St. Paul, Alta. homes on September 9, 2022 and the following evidence was seized:

Sawed-off shotgun with ammunition;

57 grams of methamphetamine;

57 grams of cocaine; and

10 grams of suspected fentanyl.

Drugs seized after St. Paul, Alberta homes searched
Drugs seized after St. Paul, Alberta homes searched

“Drug trafficking is a significant public safety concern and its negative consequences are especially magnified in smaller communities. ALERT works hand-in-hand with our local partners to protect communities big and small from organized crime.” said Sergeant Bruce Maclean, ALERT Lloydminster.

“This investigation has been ongoing and continues to be. The collaboration efforts of the St. Paul Detachment members, ALERT and a number of Eastern Alberta District Units in this investigation has been paramount in the successful investigation thus far,” said Staff Sergeant Greg Stannard, St. Paul RCMP.

Several suspects have been identified, but no one was been formally charged as of yet. The investigation remains ongoing as investigators are preparing reports and disclosure for Crown Counsel.

St. Paul is located approximately 200 kilometers east of Edmonton.

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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