A 26-year-old Bonnyville man is facing a drug trafficking charge after a long investigation.
Several detachments, including Bonnyville RCMP General Investigation Section, with assistance from the Lloydminster’s Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team (ALERT), Cold Lake GIS and Lakeland/Eastern Alberta District Crime Reduction Unit (CRU), finished an investigation on Sept. 27 that saw over $30,000 in drugs seized.
A search warrant was executed at a residence in Bonnyville and police located and seized:
- $2,500 in Canadian Currency
- 11.5 ounces of cocaine
- A vehicle
- Other drug trafficking paraphernalia
Layne Nadeau, 26, a resident of Bonnyville, was arrested and charged with:
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking
Nadeau was taken before a justice of the peace and was released with his next court date for Tuesday, October 17th, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Bonnyville.
“Drug abuse has a devastating impact on our communities,” says Corporal Pedro Rodrigues of the Bonnyville RCMP Detachment.
“The street value of this seizure is valued at $30,000 dollars, Bonnyville RCMP continue to remain vigilant in the face of crime and focus our efforts on these drug traffickers.”