October 24th, 2020

Crime Suppression Team seizes $60K in fentanyl


By Jensen, Randy on May 16, 2020.

LETHBRIDGE HERALD

Lethbridge Police have charged two Calgary men with drug and proceeds of crime offences following the execution of a search warrant at a southside residence Thursday.

On Thursday members of the Crime Suppression Team concluded a short-term investigation into the suspected drug trafficking activity of two males renting an Airbnb along the 1600 block of 23 Street South. A warrant was obtained and executed at the property and the men were arrested without incident. During the search police seized 300 grams of fentanyl and more than $9,400 in cash. The estimated value of the drugs is approximately $60,000

Andres Joseph Connors, 31 and Robert Forrest Watt, 32, both of Calgary, are charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking and possession of the proceeds of crime over $5,000.

Connors and Watt are remanded in custody. Both are scheduled to appear in court July 24.

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