Calgary, Alberta – Cocaine and fentanyl have been seized from two Calgary homes following an ALERT drug trafficking investigation.
On May 5, 2023, homes were searched in the Sage Hill and Coventry Hills neighbourhoods with the help of the Calgary Police Service. ALERT Calgary’s organized crime team seized the following items:
1.85 kg of cocaine;
132 fentanyl pills;
1.7 grams of fentanyl powder;
153 grams of a suspected buffing agent; and
$2,970 in cash.
The drugs have an estimated street value of nearly $200,000.
“Whether it is cocaine, fentanyl, or other drugs; the drug trade hurts our community’s well-being and sense of safety. ALERT is working with our partners to disrupt and dismantle organized crime in Calgary and surrounding areas,” said Staff Sgt. Jeff Ringelberg, ALERT.
The investigation remains ongoing as investigators prepare reports and disclosure for Crown Counsel.
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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