September 27, 2013
Edmonton…ALERT’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU-Edmonton) Northern Alberta Green Team wrapped up a Marihuana Grow Operation investigation with charges against two men and one female with the seizure of over $125,000 in drugs and a large cache of weapons.
Two men and one female were arrested on scene and police seized 101 Marihuana plants, 3.5 lbs of processed and packaged marihuana, along with approximately four grams of marihuana oil.
With assistance from the Stony Plain RCMP, the team executed a search warrant at a residence located in the Onoway area. CFSEU-Edmonton located drug trafficking paraphernalia, a large assortment of weapons ranging from numerous high power rifles (27), shotguns (three), handguns (seven), and in excess of 2000 live rounds of ammunition.
The combined approximate street value of the marihuana is over $125,000.
As a result, three Onoway area people are charged:
CFSEU-Edmonton is an integrated team of Edmonton Police Service (EPS) members, RCMP, and Provincial Sheriffs who work together to address organized crime and controlled substances in the community. ALERT was established by the Government of Alberta to bring together the province’s most sophisticated law enforcement resources to tackle serious and organized crime. Nearly 400 municipal police, RCMP and sheriffs work for ALERT.