July 4, 2012
Medicine Hat… ALERT‘s Medicine Hat Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU), an integrated team of Medicine Hat Police Service and RCMP members, concluded a brief drug trafficking investigation on June 30 with the arrest of two men just outside the city.
With the assistance of the Medicine Hat Police Service patrol section, CFSEU investigators stopped a vehicle travelling eastbound on the Trans-Canada Highway towards Medicine Hat. Following a search of the vehicle, investigators seized 30 grams of cocaine, worth an estimated street value of $7,500.
The two occupants of the vehicle who were arrested and charged are:
Both men were brought before a bail justice and released on recognizance. Their next court appearance is scheduled for July 17, 2012.
CFSEU-Medicine Hat is an ALERT team established and funded by the Government of Alberta to bring together the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources and tools to combat organized crime. Over 400 municipal police, RCMP, and sheriffs work for ALERT.
Media inquiries may be directed to:
S/Sgt. David Brandrith
Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT)
Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams
Medicine Hat Police Service