Calgary… ALERT has seized more than $4.5 million worth of drugs and nearly $1 million in cash after homes across the city of Calgary were searched.
Project Carlos is an ongoing criminal network investigation led by ALERT Calgary’s organized crime team, with support from the Calgary Police Service and RCMP. The search warrants took place between August 24 and September 2, 2022 at 15 locations throughout the city.
A number of suspects have been identified but charges have yet to be laid. Project Carlos remains ongoing as investigators are preparing reports and disclosure for Crown Counsel.
ALERT investigators are still in the process of cataloguing the evidence, but seized approximately:
A stolen handgun with ammunition was also seized. It will be submitted for forensic analysis and ballistic testing.
ALERT seized multiple encrypted cell phones. Forensic technicians are currently working to extract evidence.