News Releases

2014  
Apr. 11, 2014 Conference Aims to Increase Human Trafficking Awareness  
Apr. 10, 2014 Operation ICE Storm nets 10 Child Porn Offenders
Apr. 9, 2014 Red Deer man wanted following drug seizure
Apr. 8, 2014 Guns seized in Fort McMurray drug bust
Apr. 8, 2014 Demand for Hash Oil Results in New Risks for Neighbourhoods 
Apr. 8, 2014 Four Medicine Hat Men Arrested on Drug Charges 
Apr. 4, 2014 Crack cocaine seized from Lethbridge pair
Apr. 2, 2014 Man Behind Million-Dollar Grow-op Arrested 
Mar. 31, 2014 Drug Charges for Correctional Officer
Mar. 27, 2014 Outlaw Bikers Arrested in Drayton Valley 
Mar. 25, 2014 Grande Prairie Drug Network Crippled by Series of Arrests  
Mar. 18, 2014 Marihuana Grow-op located in Lamont
Mar. 14, 2014  ALERT makes cocaine seizure in Suffield
Mar. 13, 2014 International Auto Theft Network Foiled 
Mar. 6, 2014 Gun Trafficker handed three-and-a-half-year sentence
Mar. 3, 2014 More than 700 Marihuana Plants Seized in Calgary Grow-Op 
Feb. 28, 2014 Two Men Arrested in Fort McMurray Drug Bust
Feb. 26, 2014  More GHB seized in Edmonton
Feb. 25, 2014 Large Amount of Heroin Seized in Edmonton Home
Feb. 21, 2014 ALERT surpasses $500 million worth of drugs seized 
Feb. 20, 2014 Alberta Avenue home cleaned up following ALERT investigation
Feb. 11, 2014 Share with Care: ALERT offers Warning on Safer Internet Day 
Feb. 6, 2014 Hells Angel Member Arrested, Guns and Drugs Seized 
Jan. 31, 2014 Drugs, Guns, and Pills Seized from Lac Ste Anne area Grow-op 
Jan. 31, 2014 Red Deer resident jailed for prescription drug offences 
Jan. 28, 2014 Calgary girl victim of luring; Police believe there might be more victims
Jan. 21, 2014  Half a kilogram of cocaine seized in Brooks
Jan. 21, 2014 DEA Joint Investigation leads to charges against three Calgary men  
Jan. 13, 2014 ALERT cracks down on Lethbridge Dial-a-Dope Network
 Jan. 8, 2014  Hinton child rescued in ALERT Child Pornography Investigation
 2013  
Dec. 20, 2013

Two Calgary Men Arrested in Red Deer Drug sting

Dec. 17, 2013

Grande Prairie Drug Dealer sentenced 36 months in jail

Dec. 17, 2013

 “Superbuff”, Cocaine Seized by ALERT in Airdrie

Dec. 11, 2013

Medicine Hat man charged with luring Florida girl

Dec. 11, 2013

ALERT Welcomes Shami Sandhu as Board Chair

Dec. 3, 2013

Brooks-bound cocaine intercepted by ALERT

Dec. 2, 2013

Child Luring Charges Laid Against Calgary Man

Nov. 29, 2013

Edmonton Man Charged After Printing Child Pornography at
Grocery Store

Nov. 26, 2013

Heroin, Cocaine Seized from Lethbridge home

Nov. 26, 2013

Nine arrests, 83 charges in Fort McMurray drug sting

Nov. 20, 2013

ALERT Welcomes new CEO

Nov. 19, 2013

Bookmaker brothers rack up gambling and drug charges

Nov. 15, 2013

ALERT executes search warrants at three Fort McMurray homes

Nov. 14, 2013

 Three Alberta men amongst those charged in International
Child Exploitation Investigation

Nov. 6, 2013

 Correctional Officer arrested following Drug Investigation

Oct. 25, 2013

 SCAN obtains a Community Safety Order for prostitution in a massage parlor

Oct 24, 2013

Drug investigation leads to charges against two Lethbridge residents

Oct 23, 2013

Grande Prairie ALERT CFSEU lay 96 Drug Trafficking and Weapons related charges against 22 people

Oct. 17, 2013

Two people charged in Lethbridge drug trafficking investigation

Oct. 11, 2013

ICE charges Edmonton man with 5 child exploitation offences

Sept. 27, 2013

Marihuana Grow Operation investigation leads to charges against three Onoway area residents

Sept. 27, 2013

 Drug investigation leads to charges against Edmonton resident

Sept. 12, 2013 ALERT charges two Grande Prairie residents with drug trafficking offences
Sept. 11, 2013 ALERT Green Team finds grow operation in Edmonton babysitter's home
Sept. 11, 2013 ICE charges Edmonton man with 15 child exploitation offences
Aug. 26, 2013 ALERT charges several Grande Prairie residents following drug investigation
Aug. 22, 2013 SCAN cleans up another problem property in Edmonton
Aug. 21, 2013 Calgary drug trafficking investigation results in charges against four men
Aug. 19, 2013 Drug investigation leads to charges against two Lethbridge residents
Aug. 13, 2013 Two people charged in Medicine Hat drug trafficking investigation
Aug. 8, 2013 Airdrie man charged with luring, child pornography offences
Aug. 8, 2013 Twenty-one people charged in Lethbridge drug trafficking investigation
Aug. 1, 2013 ALERT bust nets over $700,000 in drugs in Fort McMurray, two people charged
July 30, 2013 ALERT investigations in Grande Prairie result in over $100,000 in drugs, five charged
July 18, 2013 Calgary resident faces drug charges following garage explosion
July 16, 2013 SCAN successful in obtaining extended closure for Grande Prairie property
July 15, 2013 Police deal a significant blow to sophisticated Calgary drug trafficking operation
July 5, 2013 ALERT wraps up drug trafficking investigation in Fort McMurray, two charged
June 28, 2013 Lethbridge drug investigation results in charges against two Edmonton women
June 18, 2013 ALERT works with Sylvan Lake RCMP to target local drug trafficking activity
June 18, 2013 Western Canada Gang & Organized Crime Conference kicks off in Edmonton
June 12, 2013 Statement regarding the recent Anonymous video entitled "48 Hours"
June 10, 2013 Statement regarding the Anonymous YouTube video entitled "24 Hours"
June 10, 2013 Grande Prairie home ordered closed following SCAN investigation
June 6, 2013 Five people charged in ALERT cocaine trafficking investigation
June 3, 2013 Two men charged after ALERT seizes cocaine, cash in Fort McMurray
May 31, 2013 Calgary man charged with child pornography offences
May 31, 2013 ALERT wraps up cocaine trafficking investigation in Brooks, five charged
May 30, 2013 Two men charged after police bust rural marihuana grow operation
May 27, 2013 Medicine Hat wraps up cocaine trafficking investigation, three charged
May 22, 2013 ALERT charges four people after seizing over $60,000 in drugs in Red Deer
May 16, 2013 New ALERT team combats organized and serious crime in Red Deer
May 16, 2013 ALERT charges  men with unlawful confinement, firearms offences in Grande Prairie
May 10, 2013 One man charged after ALERT seizes cocaine, cash in Fort McMurray
May 10, 2013 Medicine Hat team continues its crackdown on drugs, three charged
May 6, 2013 ALERT's Medicine Hat unit wraps up two drug investigations, six charged
May 1, 2013 ALERT concludes Medicine Hat cocaine trafficking investigation
Apr. 24, 2013 ALERT charges two Grande Prairie men after seizing over $125,000 in cocaine
Apr. 22, 2013 Calgary man charged after police seize over $1 million in marihuana
Apr. 16, 2013 Four Grande Prairie residents face 30 charges following ALERT drug bust
Apr. 5, 2013 Drug bust leads to over 30 charges against seven Hinton residents
Apr. 2, 2013 ALERT charges three following Medicine Hat drug trafficking investigation
Apr. 2, 2013 Another Calgary resident charged in ongoing drug trafficking investigation
Mar. 28, 2013 Calgary man charged with luring, child pornography offences
Mar. 21, 2013 ALERT drug trafficking investigation leads to charges against 11 people
Mar. 18, 2013 Three Grande Prairie residents face charges following ALERT drug bust
Mar. 14, 2013 Two Lethbridge residents charged after ALERT seizes over $50,000 in cocaine
Mar. 13, 2013 Charges pending after ALERT seizes synthetic marihuana in Fort McMurray
Mar. 13, 2013 ALERT charges three after seizing over $225,000 in drugs in Fort McMurray
Mar. 5, 2013 One charged after police seize 12 kilograms in cocaine, nearly $300,000 cash
Mar. 5, 2013 Man charged with drug offences in Lethbridge after ALERT seizes cocaine, cash
Mar. 4, 2013 ALERT charges Medicine Hat woman for trafficking synthetic marihuana
Mar. 4, 2013 ALERT arrests four in Grande Prairie drug trafficking, firearms investigation
Feb. 27, 2013 ALERT shuts down two marihuana grow operations in Lethbridge
Feb. 19, 2013 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Lethbridge
Feb. 19, 2013 Two Calgary residents charged with drug trafficking, firearms offences
Feb. 7, 2013 ALERT concludes dial-a-dope investigation in Lethbridge
Feb. 5, 2013 Keeping children safe from online exploitation
Feb. 5, 2013 ALERT talks image sharing and luring on International Safer Internet Day
Jan. 31, 2013 ICE charges one man with child pornography offences in northern Alberta
Jan. 29, 2013 ALERT charges one following Fort Macleod drug trafficking investigation
Jan. 23, 2013 SCAN investigation results in the closure of two Calgary properties
Jan. 21, 2013 ALERT busts Lethbridge drug trafficking operation, two Edmonton men charged
Jan. 18, 2013 Hinton man faces more charges in ongoing child exploitation investigation
Jan. 17, 2013 ALERT charges Edmonton man with several counts of luring
Jan. 4, 2013 ALERT drug investigation leads to charges against three Medicine Hat residents
2012  
Dec. 27, 2012 ALERT targets street-level drug trafficking in Lethbridge throughout December
Dec. 21, 2012 ALERT charges three men in Fort McMurray drug trafficking investigation
Dec. 14, 2012 ALERT charges two following significant drug seizures in Fort McMurray
Dec. 6, 2012 Three charged after police bust two marihuana grow ops in southern Alberta
Dec. 4, 2012 Red Deer home ordered closed following successful SCAN investigation
Dec. 4, 2012 ALERT Green Team cranks up the heat on grow ops during chilly November
Dec. 3, 2012 ALERT charges Medicine Hat man in marihuana trafficking investigation
Nov. 30, 2012 Two Calgary residents charges with numerous drug trafficking offences
Nov. 26, 2012 ALERT teams up with High Level RCMP to tackle drug trafficking
Nov. 23, 2012 Police shut down another Calgary marihuana grow operation
Nov. 13, 2012 Public tip helps weed out another Calgary marihuana grow operation
Oct. 31, 2012 Three men face charges following a drug trafficking investigation in Drumheller
Oct. 31, 2012 Edmonton property closed after successful SCAN investigation
Oct. 31, 2012 ALERT Green Team and partners come together to weed out grow ops
Oct. 26, 2012 ALERT arrests fugitive wanted on Canada-wide warrants
Oct. 24, 2012 Joint investigation shutters alleged organized crime group in Calgary
Oct. 24, 2012 ALERT concludes Medicine Hat drug trafficking investigations with four arrests
Oct. 17, 2012 Alberta ICE participates in inter-provincial operation targeting online predators
Oct. 5, 2012 ALERT continues its crackdown on drug trafficking in the Lethbridge area
Oct. 1, 2012 One of five drug-related charges dropped against Lethbridge resident
Sept. 28, 2012 Tip from the public helps weed out another Calgary marihuana grow operation
Sept. 26, 2012 ALERT continues crackdown on drug trafficking in Calgary
Sept. 25, 2012 ALERT teams up with Peace Regional RCMP to tackle drug trafficking
Sept. 24, 2012 Problem property in Edson ordered closed after successful SCAN investigation
Sept. 24, 2012 ALERT arrests three in Medicine Hat cocaine trafficking investigation
Sept. 5, 2012 Green Team takes to the sky to tackle rural marihuana grow ops
Aug. 28, 2012 ALERT arrests three in Medicine Hat drug trafficking investigation
Aug. 21, 2012 Motor vehicle collision results in drug charges against one man in Fort McMurray
Aug. 14, 2012 ALERT continues its crackdown on drug trafficking in Lethbridge
Aug. 2, 2012 Three Grande Prairie residents face numerous stolen property charges
July 24, 2012 ALERT Green Teams turn up the heat on rural grow ops this summer
July 12, 2012 ALERT wraps up investigation with significant drug seizures, three arrests
July 4, 2012 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat
June 21, 2012 ALERT charges two people following heroin and cocaine seizure in Lethbridge
June 12, 2012 Woman charged after ALERT seizes khat and cash in Fort McMurray
June 8, 2012 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat with two arrests
June 8, 2012 Recent child porn investigation leads to the arrest of Edmonton father
June 6, 2012 ALERT arrests suspected thief wanted on Canada-wide warrant in Edmonton
June 1, 2012 Calgary home ordered closed following successful SCAN investigation
May 30, 2012 International child porn investigation leads to the rescue of young victim
May 28, 2012 ALERT and RCMP wrap up organized crime investigation in Brooks & Medicine Hat
May 22, 2012 Three Grande Prairie residents face numerous drug trafficking charges
May 18, 2012 Fort McMurray investigation nets nearly $20,000 in cocaine, two charged
May 10, 2012 Sundre RCMP and ALERT lay charges against man in Internet luring investigation
May 2, 2012 Eleven people charged after drug trafficking ring busted in Lethbridge
April 26, 2012 ALERT nabs man wanted for assaults against children
April 18, 2012 Police and attorneys come together to talk stalking with celebrity prosecutor
April 13, 2012 Bust prompts police to remind public to be on the lookout for rural grow ops
April 12, 2012 ALERT launches integrated organized crime unit in Lethbridge
April 11, 2012 Police connect to seize $2 million in cocaine during drug trafficking investigation
Mar. 30, 2012 Calgary problem property ordered closed after SCAN investigation
Mar. 27, 2012 "War on Grow Ops" Conference showcases Calgary best practices
Mar. 9, 2012 Nearly $4 million in marihuana seized in Calgary, five people charged
Mar. 7, 2012 ALERT seizes over $500,000 in marihuana from sophisticated Edmonton grow op
Feb. 29, 2012 ALERT continues to tackle organized crime with Grande Prairie arrest
Feb. 29, 2012 Calgary man charged after significant cocaine seizure
Feb. 17, 2012 ALERT targets drug trafficking network in Westlock, St. Albert area
Feb. 15, 2012 ALERT and RCMP conclude drug trafficking investigation in Redcliff
Feb. 10, 2012 ALERT lays 77 charges against Calgary man in child pornography case
Feb. 7, 2012 ALERT encourages everyone to surf with caution on Safer Internet Day
Feb. 6, 2012 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat
Feb. 6, 2012 ALERT and RCMP wrap up organized crime investigation in Brooks
Feb. 1, 2012 ALERT charges seven in Medicine Hat drug trafficking investigation
Jan. 31, 2012 ALERT and RCMP charge five in St. Paul drug trafficking investigation
Jan. 30, 2012 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat
Jan. 27, 2012 ALERT concludes drug trafficking investigation in Medicine Hat
Jan. 26, 2012 ALERT fugitive drive nets five people on outstanding warrants
Jan. 23, 2012 ALERT seizes over $30,000 in drugs during significant Fort McMurray bust
Jan. 12, 2012 ALERT busts marihuana grow operation in Calgary's northeast
 
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