More than $62,000 worth of drugs has been seized from a home in Country Club West. The Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams and Grande Prairie RCMP searched the place on July 26th and arrested four people.
Officers reportedly found 515 grams of cocaine, 212 grams of cannabis resin, and 53 grams of marijuana, a hydraulic press and more than $6,000 in cash. Police say they also turned up six unsecured guns, including two semi-automatic pistols, three rifles, and a shotgun, as well as a Taser and brass knuckles.
Acting Inspector of ALERT Regional Teams John Wilson says the search warrant was the result of a three-week investigation.
“This investigation was able to make a significant impact in a short period of time. Getting dangerous drugs and weapons like these off the streets of communities like Grande Prairie is at the top of our list of priorities.”
29-year-old Gregory Beamish has been charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon, six counts of unsafe storage of a firearm, and two counts of possession of proceeds of crime. 34-year-old Jennifer Beamish is also charged with two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon and two counts of possession of proceeds of crime.
27-year-old Blandon Willier-Callio is charged with four counts of trafficking a controlled substance, three counts of possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking, and two counts of possession of proceeds of crime. 23-year-old Hunter Miles, a 23-year-old woman has also been charged with trafficking a controlled substance.