On March 3rd, the Bonnyville RCMP executed a Search Warrant at a rural residence East of Bonnyville. A 43 year old male and a 43 year old female from Ardmore along with a 25 year old male from Lloydminster were arrested. A 14 year old youth was also present and was turned over to Child and Family Services.
Police searched the residence and property for the next 8 hours and seized weapons, drugs and money. The seized drugs included Marihuana, Hash Oil, Marihuana Wax, Hash Resin, Cocaine, Psilocybin, Prescription pain medications and nearly 100 unidentified tablets. The seized weapons included firearms, ammunition, a crossbow, brass knuckles, knives, pepper spray and batons. The street value of the drugs combined with cash seized totaled more than $23 000.00.
The two Ardmore residents were awarded cash bail and have been released on conditions. They are both charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking X 3, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Weapons Offences X 8, Possession of Proceeds of Crime Over $5000 and Child Endangerment. The Ardmore male is additionally charged with Breach Weapons Prohibition X3. Their first appearance date is March 22nd. The Lloydminster male appears in April.
*Press Release from the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment