Cocaine, handgun found in Calgary house where dayhome was operating: police

The Calgary Police Service has charged one man in relation to a drug investigation in the community of Hidden Valley. Global News

Calgary police have laid charges after drugs and a handgun were allegedly discovered in a Hidden Valley dayhome last week.

Officers searched the house, located in the 0 to 100 block of Hidden Creek Heights N.W., on Wednesday after receiving an anonymous tip through Crime Stoppers.

In a Monday news release, the Calgary Police Service said officers seized cocaine, illicit prescription drugs and a nine-milimetre handgun.

One man was arrested at the home and has since been charged with numerous drug-related offences.

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“At the time of the arrest, several children were found in the home,” police explained. “It’s believed a private dayhome was in operation.”

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Faroz Rahad is scheduled to appear in court on June 26.

Police said additional charges are pending.

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