Four central Albertans facing drug-related charges

Three central Albertans have been charged for alleged drug trafficking, while a fourth is facing a possession charge.

RCMP have charged two people from Three Hills and another two from Trochu.

On Friday, police executed a search warrant at a home on Devilder Avenue in Trochu.

The search resulted in “the recovery of prohibited weapons, proceeds of crime, a quantity of cocaine, methamphetamine and paraphernalia,” RCMP said.

Christopher Weich, 33, of Trochu, is charged with trafficking a controlled substance, possession of a prohibited weapon and other offences.

Simon May, 30, of Trochu, is charged with possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, among other offences.

Alexander Kovacs, 40, of Three Hills, is charged with possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Adam Matus, 35, of Three Hills, is charged with possession of a controlled substance.

Matus and Kovacs have been released from custody and are scheduled to appear in Drumheller Court on Aug. 21.

Weich was held for a bail hearing and was later released on $1,000 bail and is also scheduled to appear in Drumheller court on Aug. 21.

May was remanded in custody.



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