High Prairie RCMP execute search warrant, make arrests

RCMP News release

High Prairie, Alberta – On January 22, 2018 the High Prairie Integrated Drug Unit and High Prairie RCMP members executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant in the town of High Prairie.

Five people were arrested and during the search of the residence approximately 50 grams of cocaine prepackaged for the sale on the streets of High Prairie was seized along with marihuana and cash.

Quinn CUNNINGHAM (19) from Peavine Metis Settlement, James BADGER (18) from Sucker Creek FN, Brandon MUNRO from (19) High Prairie, Frank HAGEL (72) from High Prairie and Eleanor Louise OKEMOW (62) from High Prairie have all been charged with Possession for the purpose of trafficking Cocaine, Possession of marihuana and property obtained by crime. The five accused were released from custody and are due in High Prairie Provincial Court on February 18, 2018.

The High Prairie Integrated Drug Enforcement Unit aims to identify and disrupt organized crime in the town of High Prairie, County of Big Lakes and surrounding area, and to arrest and hold people accountable for their involvement in their criminal activities.

The High Prairie Integrated Drug Enforcement Unit is a collaboration of the High Prairie RCMP and Lakeshore Regional Police Service.

We need your assistance. Cooperation between the RCMP and the public is instrumental to the success of our Crime Reduction efforts.

The simple act of reporting any suspicious activity and/or crime provides us with the necessary information by which we gather intelligence. Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call the local police or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.

As this matter is now before the courts no further information will be provided.


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