Fort McMurray drug bust result of on-going investigation
Published Saturday, June 6, 2015 1:13PM MDT
Wood Buffalo RCMP said on June 4, with the help of the RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT), officers executed a search warrant at a Fort McMurray residence.
According to police the search at 11 Clearwater Crescent resulted in the seizure of a substantial amount of cocaine, as well as handguns and a quantity of cash.
Liban Mohamed, 23, Yasin Ali, 20, Mohamed Omar, 30, Saaid Mohiadin, 25, and Ahmed Ahmed, 24 of Fort McMurray, as well as Yimag Abdi, 22, of Edmonton were all arrested.
RCMP said the six men have been charged with several drug trafficking and firearm-related offences.
The group will appear in Fort McMurray Provincial Court on June 9.