Police arrest five and search for one in Lac La Biche drug sting
Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 08:28 am
Street level sales
During the course of the investigation ALERT seized small quantities of methamphetamine and crack cocaine. Investigators allege these drugs were being sold at the street-level.
“Drug abuse has a negative impact on the safety and well-being of our community. Crack cocaine and methamphetamine are harmful substances and we are grateful for the working partnership with ALERT and the expertise they bring to the table,” said Sgt. Steve Genereaux, Lac La Biche RCMP.
Four arrested, warrants for another
James Lavallee, 36, is charged with trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking;
Jardith Wiebe, 18, is charged with trafficking (x 2) and possession for the purpose of trafficking (x 4);
David Cardinal, 51, is charged with trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking;
Gilbert Cardinal, 50, is charged with is charged with trafficking and possession for the purpose of trafficking.
Anyone with information about this investigation, or Thom’s whereabouts, is asked to contact police of Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477). Crime Stoppers is always anonymous.