Alberta drug trafficking network dismantled by police: ALERT

Police said over $64,000 in illegal drugs and cash were seized in a three-month investigation that led to the dismantling of a drug trafficking network operating out of southeast Alberta. The investigation wrapped up in mid-June with the arrest of…

Parents charged with child endangerment after ALERT drug bust in west Edmonton

An Edmonton couple is facing child endangerment charges, among others, after police said there were children in the home with firearms present and while the parents were trafficking drugs. On May 23, members from the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams…

Members of Hells Angels support club charged with trafficking: ALERT

Police have charged members of an outlaw motorcycle group in central Alberta with drug trafficking. The two-year investigation by the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) looked into allegations of organized crime and drug trafficking by the Syndicate motorcycle club in…

RCMP response not a factor in 2017 Fort McMurray custody death: ASIRT

An Alberta Serious Incident Response Team (ASIRT) investigation has concluded that the 2017 death of a man in RCMP custody in Fort McMurray, Alta., was not the police’s fault. READ MORE: Man dies in RCMP custody; Alberta police watchdog now…

RCMP looking for Edmonton man wanted in international drug investigation

Alberta RCMP are on the lookout for an Edmonton man wanted in connection with an international drug importation investigation. Klara Biernacki, 26, and Shahriyar Dolat Khah Bachchek, 39, of Edmonton were charged with importation of opium and possession for the…