Fort McMurray… Sixteen suspected drug dealers have been arrested, and warrants are being issued for several more, following a series of ALERT investigations targeting street-level traffickers in Fort McMurray and surrounding communities.
The investigations took place in January and February 2020 in conjunction with Wood Buffalo RCMP. In total, more than $18,000 worth of drugs, cash and stolen property were seized, including:
“Working together with our law enforcement partners to address drug trafficking and property crime at the street level is an integral part of keeping the communities we serve safe,” said Insp. Sean Boser, ALERT Regional Teams.
A total of 16 people were arrested and charged with 41 criminal offences related to drugs, weapons and proceeds of crime:
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Androw Yousif, a 24-year-old man from Fort McMurray. Investigators are also in the process of issuing warrants for five additional male suspects, all from Fort McMurray.
Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call local police, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).
Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.
ALERT was established and is funded by the Alberta Government and is a compilation of the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources committed to tackling serious and organized crime.