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UPDATE: RCMP Okotoks ~ Large Police Presence on South Railway Area

*UPDATE* Okotoks RCMP- Arrests Made in Execution of Search Warrant

Okotoks, Alberta:  On March 6th, 2018, at approximately 3:00 PM, Okotoks RCMP general duty, general investigative section and in collaboration with RCMP Clandestine Laboratory Enforcement and response team conducted a search of a residence.

A 37-year-old male Christopher Desjardin was arrested, and charged. The male was remanded into custody pending bail hearing for possession of stolen property over $5000, theft under $5000 and fail to comply with a recognizance x 3.

A 27-year-old male Cedrick Chouinard was arrested, and charged. The male was released on his own recognizance awaiting first appearance for production of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.

A 28-year-old female was arrested, and charged. The female has been released awaiting first appearance for possession of stolen property over $5000 and theft under.

A 27-year-old female was arrested, and charged. The female has been released awaiting first appearance for possession of a controlled substance under the Controlled Drug and Substance Act.

The investigation is ongoing, and Okotoks RCMP wish to thank the public and media for their assistance.

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Background: Okotoks RCMP Arrests Made in Execution of Search Warrant

Okotoks, Alberta – Two men & two women are in custody facing property, and drug related charges as Okotoks RCMP execute a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Okotoks.

RCMP would like to inform the public there will be a large police presence in the South Railway area of Town while the search takes placeThere are no public safety concerns at this time, and we would also remind the public to refrain from attending the area. RCMP and other emergency services will be in the South Railway area for an estimated 4-5 hours. An update will be provided once the search has been completed and charges have been laid.

Cooperation between the RCMP and the public is instrumental to the success of our crime reduction efforts. The simple act of reporting suspicious or criminal activity provides police with important information that is used when deploying resources and applying for search warrants.

If you have information related to this or any other offence, please contact the Okotoks RCMP at 403-938-4202. If you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or report it online at www.tipsubmit.com. If your information leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a cash reward up to $2,000.

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