Several arrests in Grande Prairie drug bust

Twenty adults and one youth from Grande Prairie have been charged with more than 40 drug-related offences.

The charges follow a month-long joint investigation between the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams and the Grande Prairie RCMP.

Police say some of the charges include trafficking, possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. They also say that the majority of the drug charges relate to crack cocaine.

Police seized various drugs, including 50 grams of cocaine, 19 ecstasy tablets, 20 tablets of methylphenidate, along with $2,000 cash and four vehicles.

The people who were charged range in age between 17 and 37 years-old, with the majority being in their early to mid-20’s.

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