Grande Prairie RCMP lay charges following search warrant

On January 2, 2019, Grande Prairie RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in a central location in the city after receiving information from the public about a possible drug house.

RCMP searched the apartment and located various types of illegal drugs, items associated to drug use, and Canadian currency. The following items were seized as a result of the investigation;

$720.00 cash
27 grams of methamphetamine in pill form Approximately 0.3 grams of Heroin
5 Fentanyl pills
Approximately 0.5 grams of Fentanyl powder

Kenneth LAVANWAY (48) is facing the following charges;

Possession for the purpose of trafficking x 3
Breach of conditional sentence order x 2

Mr. LAVANWAY is scheduled to appear in Grande Prairie Provincial Court on Feb. 4, 2019.

Grande Prairie RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance.

If you wish to report a drug house in your neighbourhood, please call the confidential tip line at 780-830-7444.

If need to report a crime, please call the Grande Prairie RCMP at 780-830-5700 or call your local police detachment. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.


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