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Firearms, drugs seized in Fort Macleod

The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) and Fort Macleod RCMP seized drugs and weapons during an April 29 raid on a residence.

A 47-year-old woman is charged with drug and weapons offences following a bust in Fort Macleod.

The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT) in partnership with Fort Macleod RCMP seized methamphetamine, cocaine and suspected carfentanil.

ALERT Lethbridge’s organized crime team concluded a short-term drug trafficking investigation April 29 by executing a search warrant at a home in Fort Macleod.

Alberta Sheriffs’ Safer Communities and Neighbourhoods (SCAN) team and Alberta Health Services also provided assistance.

ALERT seized three rifles from the home, alongside about $26,000 in drugs and cash.

The seized items included:

  • 25 grams of suspected carfentanil.
  • 56 grams of methamphetamine.
  • 15 grams of cocaine.
  • $14,175 cash.

A 47-year-old woman is charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking, possession of proceeds of crime, and multiple firearms offences.

Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call local police, or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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