Two people face 21 charges after drug, firearm seizure in Calgary

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A man and a woman are facing a myriad of serious drug and weapons charges after police say they located cocaine, fentanyl and a loaded gun while executing a search warrant at a residence Monday.

A news release sent out Friday morning by Calgary police says they were tipped off last month about alleged drug trafficking happening at several locations in Calgary and neighboring rural communities.

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The month-long investigation led to a search warrant on a home on the 3000 block of Sarcee Road S.W. Police say they arrested a man and a woman who were inside the home and seized numerous items including:

  • 1.1 kilograms of cocaine
  • 113 grams of crack cocaine
  • 477 grams of methamphetamine
  • 98 grams of fentanyl
  • 277 grams of psilocybin
  • 10 tabs of LSD
  • 121 grams of MDMA
  • Drug packaging
  • One loaded handgun
  • Five replica firearms
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Dana Christopher Sutherland, 40, and Alyssa Lee Beauchamp, 25, have been charged with 21 offences including seven counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking and six counts of possession of a dangerous weapon. Their next court date is slated for March 4.

“We would like to thank the public for information that led to a significant number of drugs and dangerous weapons taken off the streets of Calgary,” said Insp. Keith Hurley of the Calgary Police Service District 2.

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“Having the public’s help is invaluable to keeping our city safe.”

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