2 charged, fentanyl and cocaine seized in southern Alberta investigation

Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams. File/Global News

Two people are facing charges after a joint investigation between the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams and Taber Police Service.

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The two were arrested on Dec. 9. While executing the warrant, police also seized:

  • 31 grams of cocaine
  • 4 grams of suspected fentanyl
  • body armour
  • brass knuckles
  • $930 cash

“I would like to thank the ALERT team for undertaking this investigation and assisting our community with a serious public safety concern — an example of collaboration at its finest,” Taber Police Service Chief Graham Abela said.

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Kade Mehlhaff, a 27-year-old man, and Ireland Conroy, a 24-year-old woman, are both facing a number of drug-related charges. Police allege the two sold drugs throughout Taber and the surrounding area.

Taber is about 50 kilometres east of Lethbridge.

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