One person is facing a variety of weapons and drug charges following a seizure from a Grande Prairie hotel room. After a five-week investigation, members of the Grande Prairie RCMP Municipal Drug Enforcement Unit executed a search warrant at the unnamed hotel on August 7th.
Authorities say as a result of the search, they seized 12 grams of cocaine, five grams of fentanyl, 72 blots of LSD, MDMA, and 230 fake Xanax tablets. Police say they also seized a 20 gauge semi-automatic shotgun and a .357 magnum revolver.
27-year-old Taylor Lawrence and is facing charges of trafficking weapons and cocaine.
EDITORS NOTE: In this case, Grande Prairie RCMP initially laid charges against a second person who was named in this article. The second person has seen all charges against them withdrawn.