For Immediate Release / June 22, 2021

RCMP - Crime Reduction Unit Execute Search Warrant

The St Albert RCMP Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) has been monitoring a Federal Parolee residing in St Albert since October of 2020. The parolee was on statutory release for a drug trafficking conviction. St Albert CRU learned that the parolee began selling illegal drugs again, which lead to a new investigation.

On June 17, 2021, St Albert CRU with the assistance of St Albert Drug Unit and St. Albert Traffic Services executed a Controlled Drugs and Substance search warrant at an apartment in St Albert. During the search, police located and seized the following items:

  • Approximately 381 grams of methamphetamine  
  • Approximately 284 grams of cocaine
  • Approximately 65 grams of fentanyl
  • Approximately 1.5 l of GHB.
  • Approximately 1.72 kilograms of a buffing agent
  • A loaded stolen sawed off shotgun
  • A loaded Kel Tec 9mm folding carbine

Seized Drugs & Guns displayed on a table

The approximate street value of the drugs seized was over $40,000 Canadian dollars.

As a result of the investigation and search, Jesse Louie (41) of St. Albert was arrested and charged with the following:

  • Possession of Controlled Substance for Purpose of Trafficking
  • Numerous Weapon Offences

Jesse Louie’s parole has been suspend, he was remanded into custody and his next court appearance is June 28, 2021 in St Albert for his new charges.

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Last edited: June 22, 2021