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Grande Prairie Drug Ring Busted

Grande Prairie…Drugs, guns, and cash were seized after Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) shutdown a local dial-a-dope network. Four people are facing a total of 61 charges as result of the investigation.

   

“These important arrests highlight the success of the ALERT model and its coordinated approach to making Alberta communities safer. The City of Grande Prairie is proud to fund ALERT and we appreciate the continued support of the Government of Alberta and the participating law enforcement agencies,” said Grande Prairie Mayor Bill Given, who is also an ALERT Board member. 

   

ALERT’s Grande Prairie Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU), with the assistance of Grande Prairie RCMP detachment members, executed a search warrant at a local home on April 23rd. More than $90,000 worth of drugs was seized, including heroin, cocaine, MDMA and GHB, alongside $50,000 cash, and three firearms.

 

Items seized included:  

  • 532 grams of cocaine; 
  • 76 grams of heroin; 
  • 116 grams of MDMA; 
  • 302 grams of marihuana; 
  • 500 milliliters of GHB; 
  • $51,000 cash 
  • Loaded handgun, shotgun, rifle; 
  • Scales, money counter, scoresheets.   

A total of 61 drug and weapons charges are being laid against Kevin Fee-Wilson, 21, Dyllan Metzner, 21, Rochelle Jalbert, 20, and Breanne Humber, 19. Metzner, Jalbert, and Humber were all arrested inside the residence at the time of the search. Fee-Wilson was arrested later that day in a vehicle stop.

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