June 27, 2019 11:06 am
Updated: June 27, 2019 11:45 am

Guns and $137K worth of drugs seized from downtown Calgary home: police

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Calgary police say multiple guns and $137,000 worth of drugs were seized from a home in the downtown core earlier this week.

Members of the Calgary Police Service’s tactical unit searched a residence in the 1000 block of 15 Avenue Southwest on Monday.

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According to police, officers recovered:

  • $177,850 in Canadian currency
  • $100,600 in counterfeit U.S. currency
  • Six handguns
  • One sawed-off shotgun
  • One rifle
  • Several firearm suppressors
  • 5,000 fentanyl pills
  • More than 500 grams of methamphetamine
  • A small amount of cocaine, LSD and psilocybin
  • Items relating to credit card and identification fraud
  • A stolen 2017 Land Rover
  • A stolen Harley Davidson motorcycle

The investigation was launched after police say officers were alerted to a suspicious package being shipped to a Calgary home.

“The package was examined, and the item was determined to be a firearm solvent trap, which can easily be modified into a firearm suppressor,” CPS explained in a Thursday news release.

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Calgary police arrested two people.

Shaun Alexander Folk, 42, of Calgary, and Erika Anne Hyndman, 29, of Calgary, face a total of 84 offences.

Calgary police have charged Shaun Folk with 51 offences.

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Hyndman is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, while Folk is scheduled to appear on July 4.

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