Half of suspects living in Parkland County
After a year-long investigation, police have arrested and charged 10 people, including 5 from parkland with 45 charges in relation to a cocaine distribution network.
Police say those involved filled various roles within a cocaine distribution network running through Edmonton, Spruce Grove, Cold Lake, Whitecourt and Grande Prairie.
ALERT alleged 47-year-old William McCabe from Spruce Grove who's a Hells Angels Westridge member and oversaw the cocaine trafficking operations and facilitated the distribution of drugs through the communities.
The other people who have been charged are:
Shane Daly, a 39-year-old man from Spruce Grove;
Joseph Collicutt, a 32-year-old from Grand Prairie;
Pascal Jaques, a 40-year-old man from Cold Lake;
Theresa Acker, a 42-year-old woman from Spruce Grove;
Anton Petrowitz, a 36-year-old man from Calgary;
Clinton Thomas, a 33-year-old man from Parkland County;
Nicholas Stovell, a 38-year-old man from Cold Lake;
Nicholas Delibasic, a 46-year-old man from Cold Lake; and
Larissa Ausmus, a 31-year-old woman from Spruce Grove
The charges include instruction of a criminal organization, participating in a criminal organization, conspiracy to traffic drugs, and firearm charges.
The arrests were made between July 25th and the 30th.