Red Deer man wanted following drug seizure

Red Deer…Cody Dheilly-Labelle, a 26-year-old Red Deer man, is wanted by police for a drug-related charge following a recent drug trafficking investigation by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).


ALERT’s Red Deer Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit (CFSEU), with the assistance of Red Deer RCMP and K Division RCMP Emergency Response Team, executed three search warrants within the city limits on April 3rd. Two people were arrested at an apartment building in south Red Deer, while a range of drugs was seized in the search of the apartment and two storage lockers located on the north side.


Over $40,000 worth of drugs was seized, including:  

  • More than 1 kilogram of marihuana; 
  • 641 grams of cannabis resin; 
  • 477 grams of psilocybin; 
  • 83 oxycodone tablets; 
  • Nearly 4 kilograms of an unidentified substance believed to be a cutting agent.   

In addition to the drugs, $1,230 in cash proceeds of crime was seized.


The two people arrested, Nigel Dheilly-Mattiuzzi, 26-year-old man, and Jessica Ruddick, 22-year-old woman, face a combined 8 drug-related charges. Dheilly-Mattiuzzi also faces additional charges of possession of property obtained by crime and two counts of possession of ammunition while prohibited. 


A warrant has been issued for Dheilly-Labelle for charges of possession of the purpose of trafficking marihuana and possession of marihuana. If anyone has information concerning his whereabouts they are asked to contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-406-2300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).