According to authorities, in addition to seizing more than $1.6 million worth of methamphetamine, fentanyl and cocaine, police were also able to locate 11 firearms and $82,000 in cash.
The seizures took place during the investigation and included searches in Calgary, Edmonton and Fort St. John, where five members suspected of being part of the drug network were charged with offenses ranging from drug trafficking conspiracy to traffic. drugs to participate in a criminal organization.
Atta Ul Waheed Sheikh of Fort, 34 years old. St. John was charged, along with three Calgary residents, including Matthew Edwards, 43, Kevin Hind, 27, and Karnvir Sandhu, 25.
RCMP say a warrant has been issued for another suspect, 40-year-old Dillon Burgie of Calgary, who is believed to be currently somewhere in British Columbia.
The four face a total of 37 charges ranging from drug trafficking to conspiracy to traffic drugs to participating in a criminal organization.
Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call local law enforcement or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.