On Wednesday, the Edmonton Police Service announced seven people are facing charges after officers seized $94,000 worth of street drugs along with weapons in a series of north end raids last week.
Police said on Friday, the Northwest Division Special Project Team executed search warrants at five different residences in connection with an ongoing investigation.
-Over 600 grams of methamphetamine with a street value of over $42,000
-632 fentanyl pills with a street value of over $22,000
-205 grams of shatter with a street value of over $14,000
-Over 150 oxycodone pills and various quantities of crack cocaine, mushrooms and GHB
– A sawed-off shotgun and an airsoft gun
-Cash proceeds of crime
Edmonton police show off drugs seized in the city’s north end after search warrants were conducted on May 20, 2016. COURTESY: Edmonton Police Service
Edmonton police show off drugs seized in the city’s north end after search warrants were conducted on May 20, 2016.
COURTESY: Edmonton Police Service
“We are very happy with the outcome of this investigation,” Sgt. Colin Hughan with Northwest Division, said in a news release Wednesday. “This seizure allowed us to remove a significant amount of meth off the streets, along with one of the most dangerous drugs we are seeing today – that being fentanyl.”
Police said seven adults are facing a total of 45 charges which include drug-related, firearms and stolen property offences. They did not reveal the names of the accused.
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