Strathcona County RCMP Municipal Drug Unit (SCMDU) has arrested five people in relation to numerous drug trafficking charges.
Two of the five also face charges of possessing an illegal handgun.
SCMDU has been investigating drug dealing activities for several months. It was this investigation that led to the arrest of the five people.
As part of the investigation police searched a residence in Edmonton and found the following:
- 1.1 kilograms of cocaine
- 225 grams of fentanyl
- 920 grams of methamphetamine
- 530 grams of psilocybin mushrooms
- Over 2000 prescription pills of various types
They also found cash, a handgun with ammunition, and drug dealing paraphernalia.
The investigation is still ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.