On April 19, 2012 during the late afternoon the Chestermere RCMP with assistance from the Calgary Police Service Drug Section and the Alberta along with the Calgary Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit arrested three suspects who were being investigated after a complaint of trafficking of MDMA (ecstasy).
The investigation began on April 15, 2012 with a complaint of a Calgary youth requiring short term hospitalization after consuming a form of ecstasy purchased from a Chestermere youth in Chestermere. The Chestermere youth was identified and after a brief investigation was arrested along with another Chestermere youth and adult. Charges are pending against two of the three suspects for possession for the purpose of trafficking a controlled drug.
The assistance of the Calgary Police Service was crucial to this successful investigation and provides another positive example of police cooperation. The Chestermere RCMP, as do other police agencies, consider the trafficking of MDMA (ecstasy) as a serious problem and caution anyone from the consumption of these illegal drugs.
If anyone has any information in this crime or any other please contact the Chestermere RCMP at (403) 204-8777 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or through the internet at www.tipsubmit.com. Crime stoppers will pay cash rewards up to $2000.00 for information that leads to an arrest, the recovery of stolen property or seizure of illegal drugs. Crime Stoppers does not subscribe to call display and the identity of the caller will remain anonymous.