Lethbridge man charged after police dismantle two grow operations

A Lethbridge man was charged after police dismantled grow operations from two south-side homes and seized marijuana plants worth about $36,500.

Officers with ALERT’s Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, made up of members of the Lethbridge Regional Police Service and the RCMP, laid the charges following a two-month investigation.

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Former Sherwood Park financial adviser charged with fraud

EDMONTON – Police have arrested a Sherwood Park man following an investigation into claims that he misappropriated more than $400,000 from his clients.

The charges stem from an RCMP commercial crime unit’s investigation into the former Investor Group financial adviser’s dealings with clients between 2001 and 2006.

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Eight charged, $3M in marijuana seized in Edmonton area

EDMONTON – Police seized more than $3 million in marijuana and charged eight people after uncovering several grow operations in Edmonton and northern Alberta.

An integrated team of Edmonton police and RCMP members found 2,233 marijuana plants — 800 ready to harvest with a yield of 125 pounds of pot — on a rural property in Round Lake, 100 kilometres west of the city. If sold on the street, the marijuana would bring in more than $2 million, police said.

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City gets first look at proposed RCMP station

FORT SASKATCHEWAN – Fort Saskatchewan city council got a first look at the new $10 million RCMP station being considered to replace the city’s existing facility.

The 3,000 sq. m building, or about 32,000 sq. ft., will sit on the southwest corner of a lot next to the Dow Centennial Centre and provide right turn access on and off Highway 21, with southbound traffic leaving the area via Town Crest Road, a yet to be built street that will link Southfort Blvd. to the Dow Centre’s theatre parking lot.

There is, at this time, no plan to incorporate an intersection to allow a left handed turn onto Highway 15 from the proposed RCMP station.

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