Drug Lab Investigation Underway

Edmonton… ALERT with the assistance of the RCMP and Edmonton Police Service, is currently conducting an investigation into a possible clandestine drug lab.

Three search warrants were executed in Edmonton, Leduc County, and Red Deer County on December 9. The search of a rural property in Leduc County continues with the RCMP Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and Response (CLEAR) team involved. A wide variety of precursors, chemicals, and equipment are in process of being analyzed.

Seven people have been arrested so far and the investigation remains on-going.

No additional information can be provided at this time. Media will be informed of additional details at a later date.

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. Members of Alberta Sheriffs, Calgary Police Service, Edmonton Police Service, Lethbridge Regional Police Service, Medicine Hat Police Service, and RCMP work in ALERT.