11 people charged in Rocky drug raid

Eleven people in the Rocky Mountain House area have been charged with a number of drug-related offences following a Wednesday raid.

Eleven people in the Rocky Mountain House area have been charged with a number of drug-related offences following a Wednesday raid.

Led by the Edmonton Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, a collection of law enforcement agencies executed search warrants at three Rocky Mountain House residences on Wednesday, seizing 380 grams of cocaine and over 450 grams of marijuana from the residences.

A loaded handgun, a hunting rifle, over 600 rounds of ammunition, a collapsible baton, drug trafficking paraphernalia and cellphones, along with $5,000 cash, were also seized.

Trafficking, possession and firearms offences are among the charges laid. The suspects range in age from 21 to 32.

All of the accused will appear in court on March 27.

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