For Immediate Release / October 28, 2019

RCMP - Crime Stoppers - Drug Search Warrant Results in Charges

On October 18, 2019, the St. Albert RCMP Drug Unit, with the assistance of the Parkland County RCMP Drug Unit, RCMP Police Dog Service and Toefield RCMP, executed a Search Warrant on a rural property in Beaver County, Alta.  The Search Warrant was executed in relation to a drug trafficking investigation which utilized the assistance of the North Region Sheriff Investigative Support Unit. 

The Search Warrant resulted in the following items being seized:

  • $4295.00 in Canadian Currency
  • Over 11 ounces of Methamphetamine
  • 2.5 Litres of Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB)
  • 153 Capsules of Gabapentin
  • A single stick of Commercial Dynamite
  • Small quantity of Psilocybin
  • 2 Stolen Trailers
  • 1 Firearm
  • A 2015 Chrysler 200 was also seized pursuant to this investigation and held as offence related property

Denise LAROUCHE (39) from the Edmonton area has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (x 3)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (x 1)
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime under $5000 (x 1)
  • Possession of an Explosive (x 1)
  • Firearms Offences (x 2)
  • Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x 1)
  • Tampering with a Vehicle Identification Number (x 2)
  • Weapons Possession Contrary to Order (x 2)

Barry MAGILLE (42) from the Edmonton area has been charged with:

  • Possession of a Controlled Substance for the Purpose of Trafficking (x 3)
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance (x 1)
  • Possession of Proceeds of Crime under $5000 (x 1)
  • Possession of an Explosive (x 1)
  • Firearms Offences (x 2)
  • Property Obtained by Crime Over $5000 (x 1)
  • Tampering with a Vehicle Identification Number (x 2)
  • Criminal Flight (x 2)
  • Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle (x 1)
  • Assault to Prevent Arrest (x 1)
  • Operate Motor Vehicle while Disqualified (x 4)
  • Fail to Stop for Peace Officer (x 1)
  • Exceed Max Speed Limit (x 1)
  • Fail to Signal Properly (x 1)

Both individuals are scheduled to appear in St. Albert Provincial Court on November 4, 2019.

If anyone has information regarding any crime, they are asked to contact the St. Albert RCMP Detachment at 780-458-7700 or their local police.  If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play

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Last edited: October 28, 2019