Cold Lake RCMP and partners execute multiple search warrants, seize stolen property, drugs and counterfeit money

Cold Lake, Alberta – As a result of several months of investigation, Lakeland RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU), with assistance from Cold Lake and Bonnyville RCMP Detachments, Eastern Alberta District CRU and General Investigations Section, and the RCMP Auto Theft Unit, executed multiple search warrants at a residential property within the City of Cold Lake. As a result of the search warrants, RCMP recovered approximately $45,000 worth of stolen property, approximately 78 grams of what is suspected to be cocaine, and over $20,000 in fraudulent Canadian currency.

 78 grams of what is suspected to be cocaine, and over $20,000 in fraudulent Canadian currency
78 grams of what is suspected to be cocaine, and over $20,000 in fraudulent Canadian currency

On Nov. 24, 2022, Aaron Capp (36), a resident of Cold Lake, was arrested and charged with 21 offences, some of which include:

Possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking

Possession of a prohibited weapon

Possession of property obtained by crime over $5000 x2

Fraud

Possession of counterfeit money

Fail to comply with prohibition x4

Recovered property
Recovered property
Recovered property
Recovered property

Capp was held for a judicial interim release hearing where he was remanded into custody. Capp is scheduled to appear in Westaskiwin Provincial Court via CCTV on Nov. 29, 2022.

Police are asking businesses and civilians to be cautious and diligent when accepting paper currency from unknown individuals. Police are also reminding the public to also ask for a second piece of identification whenever entering into any contract with an unknown person.

Cold Lake RCMP

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