Alberta man arrested, charged after drug trafficking investigation – Edmonton

RCMP has filed charges against a 26-year-old man after a mass seizure of drugs and cash in Peace River, Alta., on July 14.

A month-long investigation into drug trafficking by Peace River and Grand Prairie officials resulted in a search warrant on a County of Northern Lights home and associated vehicle, according to an RCMP release sent Monday.

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Police seized a large amount of illegal drugs, money, cigarettes and weapons, including:

  • 55 grams of cocaine
  • 20 grams of methamphetamine
  • 233 pills of MDMA
  • 456 grams of psilocybin
  • 7 kilos of marijuana
  • Various amounts of MDMA and LSD
  • Over $61,000 in Canadian Currency
  • More than 75,000 smuggled cigarettes
  • A guided energy weapon

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Mason McSween was arrested and charged with possession for human trafficking, possession of controlled substances, possession of crime proceeds in excess of $5,000, possession of a prohibited weapon and possession of tobacco for which no excise duties and taxes were paid, according to the late loose.

In total, McSween is facing 11 charges. He will appear in Peace River Provincial Court in August.

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