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ALERT, Taber Police arrest suspected drug dealers

By Lethbridge Herald on December 12, 2020.

A joint investigation between ALERT and Taber Police Service has resulted in the arrest of two alleged drug dealers and the seizure of fentanyl and cocaine.
The arrest and seizure took place on Wednesday, following a short-term investigation. ALERT Lethbridge’s organized crime team searched a Taber home with help from Taber Police.
“I would like to thank the ALERT team for undertaking this investigation and assisting our community with a serious public safety concern — an example of collaboration at its finest,” said Chief Graham Abela, Taber Police Service, in a news release.
As result of the search warrant, police seized: 31 grams of cocaine; four grams of suspected fentanyl; body armour; brass knuckles; and $930 cash.
Kade Mehlhaff, 27, and Ireland Conroy, 24, are facing a number of drug-related charges. They allegedly sold drugs throughout Taber and the surrounding area.
A member of the Taber Police Service is embedded within ALERT.
Members of the public who suspect drug or gang activity in their community can call local police, or contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.

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