A pair of arrests yielding fentanyl, cocaine, guns and more than $250,000 has helped put a dent in drug trafficking between Dawson Creek Grande Prairie.
Grande Prairie RCMP note a pair of arrests, supported by investigations by DC RCMP and more, was focused on fentanyl trafficking between DC and GP. On March 21 and 22, search warrants were executed on a residence and a vehicle in Grande Prairie, as well as on a storage locker in Edmonton. Dawson Creek RCMP said the partnership with other detachments is what this type of bust is all about.
“A great testament to the benefits of working together with our partners to the east,” said DC RCMP officials today.
More than 85 grams of fentanyl, 210 grams of cocaine, an altered .38 calibre revolver with ammo, and $236,385 in Canadian currency was recovered during the arrest.
Khalid Mohamed Salem Almardy 24, and Nicole Claudette Mitchell 25, both of whom are from Edmonton, have been charged with: possession for the purpose of trafficking – fentanyl, possession or the purpose of trafficking – cocaine, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of a firearm with an altered serial number and possession of a restricted firearm with readily available ammunition.
Almardy was also charged with breaching a release order.