Massive drug bust in Grande Prairie and Wembley
Seized items from a March 17, 2019 RCMP investigation. Photo provided.
One man is in custody after a Grande Prairie RCMP Municipal Drug Section investigation lead to a seizure of over $600,000 in drugs, guns and cash.
On March 17th mounties executed two search warrants in Grande Prairie and Wembley and seized over four kilograms of cocaine, 22.5 litres of GHB/Rohypnol, 250 grams of fentanyl powder, 270 fentanyl pills, and 1950 Oxycodone tablets along with four guns and cash.
Grande Prairie RCMP Corporal Maria Odgen says from a public safety point of view this was a big victory.
“It’s extremely reassuring to get firearms and drugs off the streets. Grande Prairie RCMP is committed to increasing community safety by using crime reduction strategies that focus on identifying repeat offenders or in this case gathering intelligence.”
24-year-old George Osbaldo Godoy-Guerra from Surrey, British Columbia is facing numerous drug and weapons charges as a result of the investigation. RCMP Police Dog Services, ALERT and Grande Prairie General Duty members were also involved in the investigation.