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…

RCMP accuse Edmonton woman charged with drug-trafficking of taking opioids from pharmacy she worked for

Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with what RCMP alleged was a drug-trafficking operation that involved an employee at a pharmacy in Sherwood Park taking opioids from work and then selling them for profit. On Tuesday, RCMP…

$560,000 worth of drugs and cash seized from 2 Edmonton homes: ALERT

Two people are facing charges after drugs, guns and cash were seized from two Edmonton homes last month. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams said the Edmonton organized crime and gang team started the drug-trafficking investigation in May and searched…

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…