Olds RCMP arrest four in drug bust

Four people face a litany of drug charges after Olds RCMP raided a residence in the town south of Red Deer. On Dec. 21 members from the Olds RCMP detachment, with the assistance of Red Deer Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant in a residence in Olds.

Four people face a litany of drug charges after Olds RCMP raided a residence in the town south of Red Deer.

On Dec. 21 members from the Olds RCMP detachment, with the assistance of Red Deer Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant in a residence in Olds.

The warrant was obtained to search the residence, located near the downtown core, as a result of an on-going investigation into the possession and the trafficking of cocaine and marijuana.

Upon entering the residence four adults and several youth were arrested. A search of the residence yielded cocaine, marijuana, ecstasy and prescription pain medication, which has all been seized. As well police located and seized money and stolen property.

Michael Kelm, 37, faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking.

Natalie Carriere faces two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking.

Jennifer Ellah, 35, faces one count each of possession for the purposes of trafficking, failing to comply with a probation order and failing to comply with an undertaking.

Richard Logan, 38, faces five counts of failing to comply with a probation order and one count of possession for the purposes of trafficking.

Both Ellah and Logan had several outstanding warrants at the time of their arrest.

Logan is set to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court on Dec. 27. Ellah, Carriere and Kelm are scheduled to appear in Didsbury Provincial Court on Jan. 14, 2013.

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