Drug busts in southeast Calgary turn up $700K in cocaine, cash
Glock handgun, body armour also seized in raids in Copperfield and Douglasdale
Two men were arrested after police found more than $700,000 in cash and drugs at two homes in southeast Calgary.
The homes in Copperfield and Douglasdale were searched a week ago, according to a release from the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT).
Officers found 4.5 kilograms of cocaine, 549 grams of heroin, 360 grams of cannabis and $30,085 in cash.
Police believe the homes were being used to package and press the cocaine for street-level drug sales.
Colton Darby and Ricardo Martinez were arrested without incident.
Both men are 21 years old and face almost two dozen drug and firearm-related charges between them.
Officers also seized a Glock handgun they think was smuggled in from the United States, along with rounds of ammunition, two prohibited magazines and body armour.
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