CALGARY — Two men and a woman face charges after police raided a home in the northwest neighbourhood of Banff Trail and a residence in Strathmore as part of an investigation into suspected drug trafficking.
On April 28, Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) members — aided by Calgary Police Service and Strathmore RCMP — searched a home in the 2400 block of 21st Street N.W., and a home on Brentwood Drive in Strathmore, along with several vehicles including a truck and a motorcycle.
As a result of the searches, officers seized:
- A loaded shotgun
- A loaded handgun
- Three rifles
- Cocaine (103 grams)
- Cannabis (200 grams)
- $13, 987 in cash
Three people were arrested in connection with the drug trafficking investigation and subsequently charged with drug and weapon-related offences. The accused are:
- Christopher Dutka , 37, of Strathmore
- Daniel Madson, 35, of Calgary
- Shauna Sinclair, 38, of Calgary
ALERT officials confirm the accused are known to police and the five firearms will undergo forensic analysis and ballistics testing.