A man is facing a drug trafficking charge after Edmonton police seized over $122,000 worth of drugs and cash on Aug. 14.
At around 11 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle near 64 Avenue and 172 Street after “observing suspicious activity in the area,” a Friday news release said.
Police searched the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta and reportedly found 1.8 kg of cocaine and 1 kg of buffing agent. The street value is estimated to be $108,000.
At around 4 a.m. the next day, a search warrant was executed at a home in the area of 172 Street and 63 Avenue where officers seized $14,800 in cash.
Fareedullah Attai, 33, was arrested without incident and has been charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking.
Officers continue to investigate.