Five facing charges after drug bust in Olds

Five people face drug-related charges following a search warrant where more than $10,000 in cash, cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana and other drugs were seized from a home in Olds on Wednesday evening.

Five people face drug-related charges following a search warrant where more than $10,000 in cash, cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana and other drugs were seized from a home in Olds on Wednesday evening.

Olds RCMP said they executed a search warrant for property offence at a home in Olds around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

During the search, officers seized a variety of street drugs which included 78 grams of cocaine, 300 grams of cannabis marijuana, ecstasy tablets and Percocet tablets. More than $10,000 in Canadian cash and a stolen cellular device were also seized.

Names of the accused have not been released.

A 41-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman have been charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and one count of possession of proceeds of crime. The man is also charged with one count of possession of stolen property and one count of uttering threats.

A 20-year-old man is charged with one count of possession of a controlled substance, theft of a motor vehicle, theft of a cellular telephone, one count of drive while disqualified and one count of failing to comply with a probation order.

Two females aged 19 and 17 are charged with possession of a controlled substance. All individuals will appear at an upcoming court date in Didsbury provincial court.