Cocaine worth $145,000 seized from rural home in Rocky View County
Unknown powders also confiscated in Nov. 18 raid
Police have laid charges against a man after more than $145,000 worth of cocaine was seized at a rural residence in Rocky View County.
ALERT Calgary's organized crime and gang team carried out a search warrant on Nov. 18 with help from Calgary police and Airdrie RCMP officers.
Police seized the following from the residence:
- 1,459 grams of cocaine.
- 292 grams of an unknown pink powder.
- 134 grams of an unknown white powder.
- 6 grams of psilocybin.
- 0.3 grams of methamphetamine.
- Various rounds of ammunition.
- $120 cash.
Jeff Bussey, 40, was arrested at a traffic stop in Crossfield, Alta., and charged with possession of drugs for the purpose of trafficking and possession of ammunition contrary to a prohibition order.
The unknown powders are being sent to a Health Canada laboratory for identification and analysis.
"Drug trafficking offences are magnified in rural communities and, more often than not, produce a number of ancillary offences related to addiction, such as property crimes and theft," said ALERT Calgary Staff Sgt. Jeff Ringelberg in a release.