Suspected carfentanil seized from west-side home

By Geoff Smith (@GeoffSmithLNN on Twitter)
October 4, 2018 - 9:46am

LETHBRIDGE – A short-term investigation by the ALERT Lethbridge organized crime and gang team has led to the seizure of suspected carfentanil, as well as other drugs.

In a news release Thursday, Oct. 4, ALERT said it searched a home on the west side of Lethbridge, assisted by Lethbridge Police Service, on Thursday, Sept. 27. The search was in response to reports of suspected drug trafficking at that location.

“This was an investigation that materialized really fast and ALERT was able to take quick, decisive action to stop the sale of these dangerous drugs,” ALERT Staff Sgt. Jason Walper said in the release.

Investigators seized eight grams of suspected carfentanil, a similar amount of methamphetamine, 19 g of cannabis, a cocaine buffing agent, weapons, and stolen property. Three people were arrested, including a man wanted on outstanding warrants by Lethbridge and Calgary police.

Curtis Carbert, 38, is charged with possession, possession for the purpose of trafficking, three weapons-related counts, failure to comply with probation, and unlawful possession of identity information.

Devin Jones, 28, is charged with two drug possession and two weapons possession charges.

Chassidy Morin, 39, is charged with drug possession and unlawful possession of credit card data.

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