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Grande Prairie man charged after nearly $50K in cash, drugs seized

A 24-year-old Grande Prairie man is facing multiple charges after ALERT Grande Prairie’s organized crime team seized nearly $50,000 of drugs and cash from a home in Pinnacle Ridge.

On November 17th, as part of an investigation, ALERT searched a vehicle along with the home and allegedly found 343 grams of crack cocaine, 920 grams of a suspected buffing agent, and $10,000 cash. Inspector for ALERT Edmonton Brad Lundeen says the seizure is a win for the community.

“Crack cocaine is an incredibly harmful substance and we know it leads to larger issues and the effects it can have on community safety.”

Jason Truong is facing charges of drug possession with the purpose of trafficking and possession of property. Truong was released and is scheduled to appear in court in the new year.

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