Calgary police raid gang clubhouse
Police in Calgary and the RCMP say 200 weapons and drug-trafficking charges may result from a raid on a Hells Angels' clubhouse Friday morning.
Canine units and tactical teams executed 27 search warrants in Calgary and neighbouring Okotoks, Chestermere and Turner Valley.
Police in Calgary say their raid wasn't directly linked to a huge operation in Quebec on Wednesday. Police there swooped down on Quebec Hells Angels and their associates, arresting 128 people.
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Police in Quebec are still looking for 11 people as their investigation continues.
Calgary authorities say police across the country are cracking down on illegal biker gangs and their associates.
The Calgary raid netted police a machine gun, several shotguns and handguns, along with 11 kilos of cocaine and a variety of other drugs.
Officers raided the Hells Angels' two-storey clubhouse in Ogden, in southeast Calgary.
The clubhouse has a high chain-link fence topped with barbed wire. Its windows are covered with wire mesh and iron bars. A sign outside says "Biker parking only. Violators will be crushed."