International investigation nets record $15M drug seizure for Calgary officers

Posted November 13, 2019 5:07 pm Updated November 13, 2019 5:08 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A joint investigation between Calgary-based officers and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted…

Spruce Grove teacher facing child pornography charges

Posted October 16, 2019 6:19 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A teacher at Spruce Grove Composite High School has been charged after police allege they found child pornography on his…

Grande Prairie woman facing firearms trafficking charges

Posted October 7, 2019 4:02 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Grande Prairie woman is facing a series of firearms trafficking charges, after an investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement…

$27K in meth, fentanyl seized in Red Deer investigation: ALERT

Police say some $27,000 worth of drugs and several weapons were seized as part of an investigation in Red Deer earlier this month. The investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) saw a home in the Glendale Park…

Edmonton man charged with allegedly sexually exploiting girl from Texas

A 35-year-old Edmonton man was arrested and faces several exploitation charges after allegedly sending child pornography to a girl in the United States and coaxing her to share naked photo of herself in return. ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) Unit…

Edmonton police officer Dwayne Lakusta named new CEO of ALERT

An Edmonton police officer with more than two decades of experience is the new CEO of Alberta’s organized and serious crime unit. EPS Acting Supt. Dwayne Lakusta took over the top job at Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) two…

B.C. residents arrested after cocaine seized in Edmonton drug investigation

Three British Columbia residents are facing numerous drug trafficking-related charges after an Edmonton investigation yielded cocaine, cash and cars. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams‘ investigation began in July after drug-trafficking concerns were brought up with police. READ MORE: $118K…

Edmonton pediatrician Ghassan Al-Naami charged with child porn offences

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams’ Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit has arrested and charged an Edmonton pediatrician with child pornography offences. Ghassan Al-Naami, 47, was arrested on Sunday, Aug. 11 with the assistance of Leduc and Edmonton International Airport RCMP. Al-Naami…

ALERT seizes $130K worth of drugs, cash, guns during Red Deer raids

Four suspected drug traffickers were arrested and more than $130,000 worth of drugs and cash seized during raids on several different properties in central Alberta this past month. The bulk of the seizures occurred on Friday, June 21, when ALERT’s…