Huge Drug Haul Taken from Edmonton Home

Edmonton… More than half a million dollars’ worth of drugs was taken from an Edmonton home by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).

Powder cocaine, crack cocaine, and methamphetamine were just some of the estimated $585,000 worth of drugs seized by ALERT Edmonton, an integrated team consisting of Edmonton Police, Alberta Sheriffs, and RCMP members. The drug seizure occurred on September 15 in the Montrose neighbourhood, just off of 118 Avenue.

The totality of the drugs seized, included:

  • 1.47 kilograms of powder cocaine;
  • 2.15 kilograms of crack cocaine;
  • 655 grams of methamphetamine;
  • 98 grams of heroin;
  • 1.65 kilograms of hashish;
  • 213 grams of marihuana;
  • 46 grams of psilocybin;
  • 24.8 kilograms of a cocaine buffing agent;
  • $55,710 in cash proceeds of crime.

Jackie Mullen, 27, has been charged with eight drug-related offences. His arrest came after a short-term investigation into his suspected drug trafficking activities in the Edmonton area.

To report suspicious activity in your community, contact police or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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.