Drug Bust

January 20, 2017

Grande Prairie RCMP execute search warrant and seize firearm and drugs

Grande Prairie, Alberta:  On Thursday, January 19th, 2017, Grande Prairie General Investigation Section executed a search warrant on a residence in the city which resulted in the seizure of drugs and a firearm. Five people were taken into custody as a result of the search warrant including two males wanted on Canada-wide warrants for parole violations.

RCMP seized quantities of fentanyl, methamphetamine, marihuana, and cocaine. A sawed-off shotgun was also seized.

 

Steven Brown, 39 years old of Grande Prairie, Alberta, is charged with:

  • Possession of methamphetamine;
  • Possession of firearm contrary to court order;
  • Possession of a prohibited firearm

 

Ian Brown, 42 years old of Grande Prairie, Alberta, is charged with:

  • Possession of Fentanyl;
  • Possession of Methamphetamine;
  • Possession of Cocaine;
  • Possession of Marihuana;
  • Possession of firearm contrary to court order;
  • Possession of prohibited firearm

Both males are remanded into custody and will make their first appearance in court on January 23, 2017.

 

Charges are still pending on other occupants of the residence.

 

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Media Contact:

Cst. Michelle Mosher

RCMP Grande Prairie

Phone: 780-830-5701

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