Stolen Handgun Seized from Edmonton Drug Dealer

Edmonton… A stolen handgun has been seized from a suspected Edmonton area drug dealer following a short-term investigation by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT). Joshua Bambush, 26, was arrested via a traffic stop on November 10 near the intersection of 95 Street and 124 Avenue Northwest. ALERT Edmonton is an integrated unit consisting of […]

Fort McMurray Drug Arrests Aimed at Suppressing Violence

Fort McMurray… A joint forces operation between ALERT and Wood Buffalo RCMP has made more arrests, as part of a coordinated effort to combat violence associated with the Fort McMurray drug trade. On October 23 ALERT’s Fort McMurray team seized half a kilogram of cocaine, a loaded handgun, and nearly $10,000 cash from a home […]

One of Province’s Largest Grow-ops Shutdown in Stettler

Calgary…A joint investigation between ALERT and Stettler RCMP has uncovered one of the largest illegal marihuana grow-ops in the province. With a plant count of 3,284, the grow-op has an estimated street value of nearly $4 million. ALERT’s Green Team, an integrated unit consisting of Calgary Police Service and RCMP members, dismantled the grow-op on […]

Conditions Imposed on Edmonton’s Royal Western Motel

Edmonton… Following a lengthy investigation by ALERT’s Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) team, a Community Safety Order has been granted against Edmonton’s Royal Western Motel. SCAN began their investigation into the Royal Western Motel in November 2013 after receiving community complaints surrounding drug trafficking and prostitution. During the investigation, SCAN witnessed multiple drug transactions taking […]

Five Arrested in Medicine Hat Drug Bust

Medicine Hat… Five Medicine Hat residents have been arrested by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) following a drug bust that resulted in the seizure of fentanyl, cocaine, heroin, and weapons. ALERT Medicine Hat, an integrated team consisting of Medicine Hat Police Service and RCMP members, made the arrest and seizure on October 9 to […]

Toronto Men Charged Following Joint Investigation in Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray…Three Toronto men have been arrested after cocaine and a loaded handgun were seized. The arrests come following a joint investigation between Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) and RCMP Wood Buffalo. ALERT’s Wood Buffalo team made the arrest October 8, as part of an on-going effort to address the Fort McMurray drug trade […]

Alberta Man Arrested for Offences Committed Against Pennsylvania Girl

Red Deer… A 40-year-old Blackfalds man has been charged by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams for online child sexual exploitation offences allegedly committed against a Pennsylvania girl. Brian Haberman was arrested on October 7 by members of ALERT’s Internet Child Exploitation (ICE) unit, with assistance from Blackfalds RCMP and Red Deer RCMP. Haberman allegedly travelled […]