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Four Red Deer suspects facing charges after nine-month RCMP investigation

RCMP seize suspected cocaine and methamphetamine worth about $77,000

Red Deer RCMP arrested four people and seized a significant amount of drugs and cash after a nine-month investigation.

General Investigation Section officers executed search warrants in Red Deer’s Glendale, Rosedale, Oriole Park neighbourhoods and at a local restaurant when the drug operation wrapped up on June 26.

Police seized about $77,000 worth of drugs, including 538 grams of suspected cocaine and 396 grams of suspected methamphetamine along with drug paraphernalia.

A 58-year-oldman is facing seven charges of drug trafficking. A 55-year-old man was charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, a 51-year-old man is facing two drug trafficking charges and a 50-year-old is facing charges of drug trafficking and possession of proceeds of crime.

All four suspects are from Red Deer and were released from custody with a promise to appear in Red Deer’s Court of Justice.

Members of the public who suspect drug trafficking or gang activity in their community are encouraged to contact the Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2200 or their local police. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or using the “P3 TIPS” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.

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Paul Cowley

About the Author: Paul Cowley

Paul grew up in Brampton, Ont. and began his journalism career in 1990 at the Alaska Highway News in Fort. St. John, B.C.
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