Rocky Mountain House RCMP laid charges against four people during a drug trafficking investigation on Feb. 13, 2020. (Black Press file)

Four people charged in drug trafficking investigation

Rocky Mountain House RCMP execute search warrant

Cocaine and firearms were seized from a Rocky Mountain House residence.

Rocky Mountain House RCMP said they located a number of firearms, including a loaded 9-mm handgun and AK-47 rifle, while searching a residence Thursday during a drug trafficking investigation.

A large amount of Canadian currency was also seized.

Mario Pierre-Cadotte, 33, Lucas Barth, 20, Diane Duncan, 34, and Dana Lynn Morin, 27, all of Rocky Mountain House, were each charged with possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime under $5,000, two counts of unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a loaded restricted firearm, possession of a firearm obtained by crime, and unsafe storage of a firearm.

Pierre-Cadotte and Morin were also charged with four counts of failing to comply with a recognizance.

Pierre-Cadotte, Morin and Barth were remanded into custody and are set to appear in court Wednesday.

Duncan was released from custody and is scheduled to appear in Rocky Mountain House provincial court on March 25.



News tips

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Rocky Mountain House RCMP

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Teen reported missing from Wetaskiwin

Police seek public’s assistance

Infrastructure bank to unveil plans to invest billions in priority areas

Priority areas include agricultural infrastructure in Western Canada

Opinion: Cities’ push for new taxes is divorced from reality

‘Councillors want Kenney to make it easier for them to put their grubby paws on our paycheques’

Central Alberta author Eleanor Bertin thrilled to mark latest novel release

Bertin joins other authors for a book signing at Stettler’s Sweet Home on Main on Oct. 3rd

Lakers, LeBron roll in Game 1 of finals, top Heat 116-98

Lakers, LeBron roll in Game 1 of finals, top Heat 116-98

Premier League asking for changes to football’s handball law

Premier League asking for changes to football’s handball law

QMJHL players to be handed 15-minute penalties for fighting

QMJHL players to be handed 15-minute penalties for fighting

Most Read