Sixteen suspected drug dealers across the RMWB are being arrested after a series of investigations.
ALERT Fort McMurray made the arrests throughout January and February with help from Wood Buffalo RCMP.
In total, they were able to seize around $18,000 worth of drugs which includes 52 grams of cocaine, 3 grams of methamphetamine, and 1 gram of fentanyl powder. They also collected more than $6,200 in cash and approximately $6,000 in stolen property.
“Working together with our law enforcement partners to address drug trafficking and property crime at the street level is an integral part of keeping the communities we serve safe,” said Inspector Sean Boser, ALERT Regional Teams, in a release.
The following people have been arrested.
- Hagos Goitom, a 34-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Zai Tekie, a 29-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Catherine Wilson, a 49-year-old woman from Fort McMurray
- Frank Brendemuehl, a 54-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Darryl Brewer, a 51-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Kerry Stanton, a 33-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Mohammed Ahmed, a 33-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Emlie Fuoco-Lafamme, a 24-year-old woman from Fort McMurray
- Autumn Marcel, a 21-year-old woman from Janvier
- Faith Marcel, a 38-year-old woman from Fort McKay
- Tristan Scanie, a 22-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Tristen Bradbury-Jacobs, a 23-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Jeffrey Hickey, a 37-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Mustaf Muse, a 34-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Trenton Goebel, a 55-year-old man from Fort McMurray
- Tilly Powder, a 45-year-old woman from Fort McMurray
The 16 individuals are facing a total of 41 charges related to drugs, weapons, and proceeds of crime.
Meanwhile, a warrant has been issued for 24-year-old Androw Yousif of Fort McMurray. Investigators are also in the process of issuing warrants for five additional male suspects, all from Fort McMurray.
Anyone with information is asked to contact RCMP at 780-788-4040 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.