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Calgary Police seize $1M worth of drugs and an AK-47

Darpan News Desk IANS, 01 May, 2014
  • Calgary Police seize $1M worth of drugs and an AK-47

Nearly $1M worth of drugs and an AK-47 have been seized by the Calgary police and RCMP in a bust conducted earlier this week.

Three individuals have been arrested and are now facing a total of 64 drug and weapons charges. Additional charges are also being considered, as per news reports.

A six month investigation was conducted involving several individuals from Vancouver's lower mainland who were reportedly trying to gain a foot-hold in Calgary's drug market.

Four search warrants were executed resulting in seizure of cocaine and other drugs.

Furthermore, a fully automatic AK-47 assault rifle with ammunition, a loaded handgun, and $225,355 in cash was also discovered. 

Photo Credit: CTV

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